School­boy mur­der ac­cused out on bail

Zululand Observer - Monday - - ZO NEWS - Welling­ton Mak­wakwa

THE teenage boy who killed an­other pupil out­side the school gate at Um­phezeni High in eShowe three weeks ago, is out on bail.

The knife-wield­ing Them­binkosi Biyela (18) was granted R1000 bail dur­ing his re­cent ap­pear­ance at Inkanyezi Mag­is­trate’s Court in Mbon­gol­wane.

Biyela was charged for the mur­der of Grade 12 pupil Lun­gelo Christo­pher Mfeka af­ter he re­port­edly plunged a knife into his chest fol­low­ing an ar­gu­ment at 3:30pm out­side the school premises.

The rea­son be­hind the quar­rel is still un­known but po­lice sus­pected it was re­lated to com­mu­nity fac­tions.

Biyela will be back in court on Wed­nes­day, 25 April.

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