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Wife of slain Sergeant Thomas Mashimbye accused of ordering hit


By Sakhile Ndlazi Time of article published Sep 23, 2020

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Pretoria – The spouse of slain Sergeant Thomas Mashimbye is accused of placing out a success on her husband all the way through their divorce court cases.

Mashimbye, a member of the SAPS VIP coverage carrier on the Union Buildings, used to be shot useless at his Winterveld house in February 2018.

Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi mentioned Mashimbye used to be asleep at house along with his spouse and two kids when 3 males broke in and shot him a number of occasions. He died at the scene. His spouse and kids had been unhurt.

His spouse, Mamokete Getrude Mashimbye, 41, and co-accused Margret Khumalo, 38, Jan Chauke, 28, Nicholas Malope, 35, and William Maluleka, 32, gave the impression in brief within the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate’s Court on fees of homicide and conspiracy to homicide.

Mashimbye reportedly used to be experiencing marital issues and had reported a home violence crime towards his spouse in December 2017. Mashimbye’s spouse allegedly conspired together with her cousin Khumalo and her boyfriend Chauke to organize the assassination.

Mulaudzi mentioned: “Khumalo and Chauke hired Malope and Maluleka from Mmotla Village to kill Mashimbye and promised them a R100000 payout.”

Chauke allegedly drove Malope, Maluleka and any other sought after suspect to the deceased’s house in February 2018.

All entrances to the home had been left unlocked. “The suspects entered the premises and allegedly shot Mashimbye, who was in bed, at a close range. They allegedly simulated the murder as a house robbery as some electronic equipment and cash were stolen.”

Police had been summoned and whilst processing the scene, Khumalo allegedly compelled her manner in the course of the cordoned house to determine what used to be happening.

“The purpose was to inform the alleged hitmen of the police findings at the crime scene.”

The case used to be investigated by way of detectives and just lately referred to the Hawks. The suspects had been remanded in custody till their subsequent look on October 7.

Meanwhile, Angeline Seanego, 22, gave the impression within the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court for allegedly poisoning and killing her boyfriend, Dennis Kyazze, in June.

Prosecutor recommend Andrew Mphaga mentioned: “There is a witness who claims she was asked by the accused to help with the body. The accused allegedly confessed to the same witness that she had poisoned the deceased.”

SAPS spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele mentioned Kyazze’s circle of relatives discovered his frame underneath a mattress within the flat that the 2 shared.

“She couldn’t explain how her boyfriend died or how his body ended up under the bed,” mentioned Makhubele. There had been additionally accidents to Kyazze’s torso.

During a prior court docket look, Seanego failed to offer her right kind residential cope with.

She stays in custody.

Pretoria News



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