When Muzikayise Malephane appeared in court last week, he hid his face from cameras and sat in the dock crying before the proceedings began.
Johannesburg – The 31-year-old man accused of murdering 8-month pregnant Tshegofatso Pule is expected back at the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
Muzikayise Malephane, from Zondi, Soweto, was arrested on his way from Mpumalanga last week and appeared briefly in court where he was charged with the murder of the 28-year-old woman.
Pule’s body was found hanging from a tree. She had last been reportedly seen alive while getting into a metered taxi which her boyfriend had summoned for her two weeks earlier.
When Malephane appeared in court last week, he covered his face as the media’s cameras tried to get a clear shot and sat in the dock crying before the proceedings began.
Magistrate John Baloyi told him he had the right to apply for bail, but he declined to apply for it.