April 16, 2021


Beyond law

Nathaniel Julies’ mother dismayed by delay in his murder circumstance

The officers appeared briefly in the Superior Court docket in Johannesburg on Friday and their scenario was postponed to following month.

Bridget Harris, mother of murdered teenager Nathaniel Julies, at the Proteas Magistrates court on 22 September 2020. Photograph: Abigail Javier/EWN

JOHANNESBURG – The mother of the late Eldorado Park teen Nathaniel Julies explained that she was dismayed by nonetheless another hold off in the circumstance in opposition to 3 police officers linked to the murder of her son.

The officers appeared briefly in the Substantial Courtroom in Johannesburg on Friday and their circumstance was postponed to upcoming thirty day period.

Caylene Whiteboy, Simon Ndyalvane and Voster Netshiongolo are facing three costs of murder, possession of illegal ammunition and defeating the finishes of justice.

Julies, who experienced down syndrome, was shot useless just a few metres absent from his home during a protest last year.

The make any difference was transferred by the Protea Magistrates Court docket to the High Court, with the officers building their very first overall look there.

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The State requested a postponement for the docket to be presented to the defence.

Whiteboy and Ndyalvane have been remanded in custody whilst bail has been extended for Netshiongolo.

Nathaniel’s mother, Bridget, who was next the proceedings, stated that she was delighted with the course her son’s situation was getting but not with the delay.

“I really don’t know what the delay is but I am just happy we are able to arrive to the courtroom.”

The trio are because of back in court on 22 April.

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