Traffic officer murder case heading for high court
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.