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Police dispersed a crowd outside the Ndwedwe magistrate's court that was baying for the blood of a man arrested for allegedly killing his lover.
Angry locals, mostly women, toyi-toyied outside the court demanding that Xolani Mndaweni, 36, be refused bail.
The protesters blocked the road leading to the court. Others, carrying knobkerries, sang and demanded that Mndaweni be released to them.
Mndaweni allegedly admitted to the police that he killed his girlfriend, Nosihle Mdladla, 19, in Verulam last month.
Mdladla went missing after telling her family she was going to a nearby tap to do the day's washing.
Police arrested Mndaweni afterthey were tipped off by a resident.
He led police to the drain where he had allegedly hidden the corpse.
Nokubonga Mbhele said since the 16 Days of Activism for no Violence Against Women and Children was being observed "evil people should be kept in jail".
Mndaweni made a brief appearance in court .
He was remanded in custody and the case was postponed to December 3.