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Death of first officer at Senzo Meyiwa’s murder scene won't affect trial, says Adv Gerrie Nel

AfriForum advocate Gerrie Nel says the death of Maj-Gen Johan Ndlovu will now not affect the Senzo Meyiwa trial. 

Ndlovu died ultimate week. The cause of his dying has no longer been made public.

Ndlovu became the former head of detectives in Gauteng and become one of the first police detectives on the scene in 2014 when Meyiwa was murdered at Kelly Khumalo's house in Vosloorus, Johannesburg.

Speaking on eNCA, Nel, who represents the Meyiwa family, said Ndlovu changed into not appeared as a vital witness and there were several different witnesses who should offer relevant evidence.

“There could have been other police officers on the scene. He changed into at the scene, however if he turned into vital then actually the investigating group could have covered his statement,” stated Nel.

“He turned into head of the detectives at the time of the commission of the offence. Certainly he might have ensured that his assertion, if it turned into important, turned into within the case docket — and it’s no longer.”


Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead in 2014 in Vosloorus at the home of his girlfriend, singer and actress Kelly Khumalo.

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The Meyiwa murder trial is predicted to renew on May 30, after the final consultation ended on a dramatic word with endorse Malesela Teffo getting arrested.

Initially, Teffo desired the trial to renew on May 18, saying this will be inside the first-rate pursuits of justice, the accused and the own family of the deceased.

“The defence witnesses for accused one to 4 are receiving severe threats to their lives from police and we wrote to country wide police commissioner Gen Fannie Masemola to ask him to intrude. However, the national commissioner in no way answered or mentioned receipt of our letter,” he said.

“The identical letter informed the countrywide commissioner approximately the threats to arrest endorse Teffo with a fraudulent warrant of arrest on April 20 till propose Teffo turned into arrested on April 28, and later the same countrywide commissioner claimed [a] lack of awareness approximately the warrant of arrest.”Death of first officer at Senzo Meyiwa’s murder scene won't affect trial, says Adv Gerrie Nel (

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