Verulam tavern murder accused testifies

A state witness in the murder trial of Andile Bobo Mbuthu, has backtracked on his testimony during cross-examination in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court. The witness previously said that the tavern owner had instructed him, and the accused, to assault Mbuthu. Under cross-examination, he has now changed his account of events. Mbuthu, who was 16-years old at the time of his death, was killed for allegedly stealing liquor from a local tavern in oThangathi, north of Durban.

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