Traf­fic of­fi­cer mur­der case head­ing for high court

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS - FA­TIMA SCHROEDER

THE case in­volv­ing the mur­der of traf­fic of­fi­cer Wes­ley Woodman this year is head­ing for the Western Cape High Court.

This emerged in the Wyn­berg Mag­is­trate’s Court yes­ter­day when Park­wood man, Quin­ton Cor­dom, ap­peared be­fore mag­is­trate Hafiza Mo­hamed in con­nec­tion with Woodman’s mur­der, and the mur­der of sus­pected Junkie Funkies gang mem­ber Shuaib Arief­dien.

The State al­leges that Cor­dom shot Woodman while he was is­su­ing a traf­fic fine to Arief­dien along Prince Ge­orge’s Drive, on April 3, be­fore turn­ing the gun on Arief­dien.

In court yes­ter­day, State ad­vo­cate Shadrack Dik­gopo said the State re­cently dis­cov­ered he had an un­re­lated case against him for the un­law­ful pos­ses­sion of a firearm.

He asked for the case to be post­poned so that it could be joined to the mur­der case. Dik­gopo said a high court date would also be set at his next court ap­pear­ance.

The case was post­poned to July 26. me that I did not have a file.

“When I had the file, they (prison of­fi­cials) said the doc­tor was not around. When I made a fol­low up, they said the doc­tor was on sick leave. I did not get any other re­sponse un­til now.”

Kramer un­der­took to see that the four men be ap­pro­pri­ately ex­am­ined by doc­tors.

The case was sched­uled to re­sume on July 30, when the ac­cused would ap­ply for bail – Sapa.

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