Notorious KZN hitmen go to trial - finally

Notorious KZN hitmen go to trial - finally

Glebelands Hostel killers-for-hire will face the state in September. 

After years of inaction, a rising body count, hits on witnesses and stories of crooked cops being up to their eyes in the violence at Durban’s Glebelands Hostel, eight alleged killers will finally stand trial in September. One of the accused is a former senior police officer.

The case of the Glebelands Eight (previously seven accused) has been dubbed a slam-dunk, but as experience has taught, when it comes to convictions for things to do with hostels, taxis or politics in KwaZulu-Natal, scoring is not assured.

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