Hillary Gardee’s alleged killers make first court appearance

Three men accused of the murder of Hillary Gardee, including Philemon Lukhele - a member of the ANC in the Mpumalanga Legislature, appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrates Court on 9 May 2022. Gardee, the daughter of former EFF secretary-general Godrich Gardee, was found murdered a few days after she went missing. All three accused will remain in custody.