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Thoriso Themane murder trial postponed to June

Themane was assaulted and dragged through the streets of Flora Park in Polokwane by a group of high school pupils last year.

Thoriso Themane. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - The murder trial of nine pupils and two adults accused of killing Thoriso Themane (28) was postponed to June after the suspects appeared in the Limpopo High Court on Monday.

Themane was assaulted and dragged through the streets of Flora Park in Polokwane by a group of high school pupils last year. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said the trial would be held in camera because most of the accused were children.

NPA spokespeople Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi said: “The minors and the two adults appeared in the High Court today and their matter was postponed to 29 June until 20 July 2020 for trial.”

Themane’s attack was captured on video and widely prompted calls for justice.

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