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The case against a man accused of killing five people while driving a stolen car on the wrong side of the M1 highway was postponed in the Randburg magistrate's court.
Siyabonga Miaka, 25, will appear again on December 1 following a review of his bail application, but investigating officer Inspector Robin Koch said Miaka should not be granted bail.
"I am of the opinion that if the accused does attain bail, he would be targeted by the families of the deceased ... this is for his own safety," Koch said yesterday.
Miaka could also intimidate witnesses if released.
"We visited a possible woman witness and she was terrified when we tried to speak to her. We think that friends of the accused are intimidating witnesses."
Koch said Miaka did not have a fixed address.
"What we found when we went to the address in Marlboro was a caravan, which is also a spaza shop. We also spoke to his sister, who said that he had not lived at the caravan home.
"This just shows that he has no fixed address, and I am sure that if he is granted bail, he would not come back to court," Koch said. - Sapa