Shoba’s lawyers have 4 months to prepare for trial

Shoba has been charged with premeditated murder after the man who confessed to killing a pregnant Tshegofatso Pule became a state witness.

The alleged mastermind behind the murder of Tshegofatso Pule and her boyfriend, Ntuthuko Shoba, appeared in Roodepoort Magistrates’ Court on February 22, 2021. Photo: @ NPA_Prosecutes / Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG – The defense in the Tshegofatso Pule murder case has had four months to prepare for trial.

The alleged mastermind behind Pule’s murder, Ntuthuko Shoba, made a brief appearance in the Johannesburg High Court on Friday, May 28, 2021.

Shoba has been charged with premeditated murder after the man who confessed to killing Pule became a state witness.

The trial is due to begin in October.

READ: NPA ready to continue Tshegofatso Pule murder trial

Phindi Mjonodwane, of the National Prosecution Authority, said she has already disclosed the contents of the file to the defense.

“The trial against Ntuthuko Shoba is due to begin on October 4, 2021, after a brief appearance before the High Court in Johannesburg. We are ready to proceed with the trial as a state. “

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