Armed farmers planned Coka brothers' murder, prosecutor says

Two of the accused deny allegations

Mandla Khoza Freelance journalist

The state says the murder of the two siblings Zenzele and Mgcini Coka was committed by a group of persons or a syndicate that acted with common purpose. 

This emerged at the Piet Retief magistrate's court yesterday during the bail hearing of four farmers and a foreman at Bampoen farm, who are accused of killing the Coka brothers when the siblings were apparently trying to break up a scuffle between the farmers and job seekers. ..

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