GLEBELANDS TRIAL

Glebelands murder trial: Witness describes mistrust of Umlazi police

One victim was murdered at a police station

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6 November 2020

Glebelands: Witness places four accused at murder scenes

“As they were following him, a gunshot went off”

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14 October 2020

Glebelands witness says accused showed him photos of victims

Defence lawyer accuses witness of trying to escape his own prosecution

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9 October 2020

Glebelands Eight: witness describes murder plot

Trial resumes in Pietermaritzburg High Court after lockdown delay

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6 October 2020

Glebelands Eight trial postponed to October

Accused to remain in prison due to lockdown restrictions

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19 May 2020

Glebelands Eight Trial: Witness says R160,000 raised for hitman

William Mthembu and Thokozani Machi, known as the “big fishes” at Glebelands hostel, were murdered in 2015

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20 March 2020

Glebelands witness denies involvement in murder

Trial adjourned to next year

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20 September 2019

Glebelands: blood on an oil bottle shows accused was at murder scene

Blood sample identifies Bhekukwazi Mdweshu

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18 September 2019

Witness tells of plan to murder competitor at Glebelands hostel

He also describes murder of Siniko Ncayiyana

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17 September 2019

Glebelands: Witness testifies how he took part in attempted murder

Later he signed a peace treaty with the hostel dwellers

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13 September 2019

Glebelands murders: Accused “celebrated” the killings, says witness

Hostel residents who refused to pay money were killed

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11 September 2019

Witness describes purchase of AK47s with Glebelands residents’ money

I was afraid to report killings to the police, he says

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10 September 2019

I tipped off the police before the murder of Glebelands resident, says state witness

Witness tells court how he helped one of the accused

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5 September 2019