Murder-accused farm workers to visit scene where Coligny teen died

MAHIKENG- In inspection in loco is expected to be held on Monday in the trial of two farm workers, who are accused of killing 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu in Coligny last year.

Both murder accused Pieter Doorewaard, 26, and Philip Schutte, 34,  did request the court to hold the inspection before they cross-examine provincial Organised Crime Head Brigadier Clifford Kgorane.

The crime head testified he had that it was embarrassing the manner the trial was being investigated.

The case was initially registered as an inquest but then he was concerned when he was told their was an eyewitness to the incident.

The two accused allegedly caught Moshoeu stealing a sunflower on April 20, 2017. They both claimed that they intended to drive him to the local police station but that he jumped off their bakkie along the way and broke his neck.

However, the eyewitness alleges that he was pushed.

Kgorane meet with the eyewitness, who gave him the description of the accused, who he says drove the vehicle and the accused who allegedly pushed Moshoeu.

The Judge on the case, Ronny Hendricks has granted the application to hold the inspection before cross-examination.

Both Doorewaard and Schutte are both out on bail, on R5000 each.

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