A man accused of the murder of Karabo Mokoena is married with 3 kids

Sandile Mantsoe, a man accused of the murder of Karabo Mokoena, is married and he has three kids – it has emerged. Sandile Mantsoe who is reportedly 27 years old has been married for two years and together they have three children. However, the pair is reportedly separated.

Sandile Mantsoe appeared in court today for his bail hearing, however, the hearing was postponed to the 9th of June 2017. He stands accused of the murder of 22 year old Karabo Mokoena whose charred remains were found in the field on the 29th of April 2017.

Neither the prosecution nor the defence opposed the judgment of the bail application being broadcast. Meanwhile the media was barred from broadcasting the hearing, tweeting and publishing information from the courthouse was also prohibited.

Sandile Mantsoe has denied killing Karabo Mokoena. He has claimed that he left his apartment and upon his return he found her dead. At which point, for fear of being accused of her murder, loaded her body the refuse binĀ  and took it to his car.

He proceeded to go buy petrol with which he doused Karabo Mokoena’s lifeless body and burnt it. Karabo Mokoena was reported missing on the 28th of April 2017 and found on the 29th but Sandile Mantsoe was not arrested until two weeks later.


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