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THE three peo­ple who ap­peared in the Cape Town Mag­is­trate’s Court yes­ter­day on charges of the mur­der of top ad­vo­cate Pete Mi­ha­lik were sent to dif­fer­ent pris­ons in the Western Cape af­ter their case was post­poned.

Vuy­ile Mal­iti, who was ar­rested on Wed­nes­day, joined Sizwe Sin­zokohle Biyela (26) and Nkosi­nathi Khu­malo (31), who have been charged with “pre­med­i­tated” mur­der.

Mal­iti is un­der­stood to be a taxi boss in the Khayelit­sha area. He was of­fi­cially joined to the case af­ter hand­ing him­self over to po­lice on Wed­nes­day.

A lawyer came down from Jo­han­nes­burg to be­gin his de­fence.

The trio have also been charged with at­tempted mur­der, pos­ses­sion of an un­li­censed firearm and pos­ses­sion of am­mu­ni­tion.

Mi­ha­lik was shot dead last Tues­day and his son was in­jured.

Anti-Gang Unit Se­cu­rity was tight at the court, mon­i­tor­ing move­ments. — News24.

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