Monday, 14 October 2019 13:05

The trial of the men accused of killing former ANC youth league secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa has been postponed to April 14 in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

The matter was heard in the High Court in Scottsburgh, where Sibusiso Ncengwa, Sbonelo Myeza, Mbulelo Mpofana, and Mlungisi Ncalane appeared before the judge.

Three of the four appeared without their representation, which led to the postponement of the matter to next year.

The trial is expected to run from April 14 to May 20, 2020.
 
Magaqa was a councillor at Mzimkhulu Local Municipality was shot in an ambush at Ibisi village two years ago,while with colleagues Nontsikelelo Mafa and Jabu Msiya.
 
Mafa and Msiya survived the attack but Magaqa died two months later in hospital from complications due to gunshot wounds.