Zandie Khumalo Stands Firm for Justice in Senzo Meyiwa Murder Trial

In the homicide trial of former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, Zandie Khumalo, a state witness, has determined to not attraction the ruling that dismissed her software.

She made this selection as a result of she seeks justice in the case.

Khumalo had utilized to forestall the stay broadcast of her testimony.

However, Presiding Judge Tshifhiwa Maumela dismissed the appliance and dominated that her testimony can be broadcasted through audio with out exhibiting her pictures.

On October 26, 2014, Senzo Meyiwa was shot on the house of his then girlfriend, Kelly Khumalo, in Vosloorus, Gauteng.

During the incident, Meyiwa’s shut buddies Mthokozisi Thwala and Tumelo Madlala, Zandie Khumalo, her then boyfriend Longwe Twala, her sister Kelly Khumalo, their mom Ntombi Gladness Khumalo, in addition to Kelly’s two youngsters have been current.

Khumalo supplied particulars to the court docket in regards to the occasions main as much as the deadly incident.

According to her, they have been initially planning to attend a celebration at Rooi Mahamutsa’s place, a former Orlando Pirates participant.

However, the celebration was delayed, they usually determined to go house in Vosloorus to have lunch since their mom all the time cooked on Sundays.

They arrived on the home between 16:00 and 17:00 and have been greeted by their mom, Ntombi, who ready a meal for them.

Khumalo then testified about two alleged intruders who demanded cash and cellphones.

Longwe pushed the primary intruder and escaped from the home.

Kelly ran to a bed room reverse the kitchen, and the second intruder pursued her and tried to open the door.

All the occupants in the home rapidly stood up and confronted the intruders, pushing them in direction of the kitchen.

Kelly joined the battle and supported Meyiwa, who was wrestling with one of many gunmen.

Khumalo grew to become the primary witness to tell the court docket that three photographs have been fired on the night time of the incident.

Previous witnesses had talked about one or two photographs however couldn’t recall the precise quantity.

According to Khumalo, she heard the primary shot whereas she was in the kitchen along with her mom, sister, Madlala, and Meyiwa.

She then heard the second and third photographs whereas she was hiding, and the sound of the third shot was distinct from the primary two.

Khumalo is scheduled to proceed her testimony on Friday, May 19.

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