In less than an hour, the three men who each face two counts of conspiracy to commit murder will be appearing in the Estcourt Magistrate’s Court.
Inkatha Freedom Party Councillor Mthembeni Majola, Endumeni (Dundee) Local Municipality Mayor Richard Mbatha and alleged hit man Xolani Makhathini will be back in court at 11am today for the second part of their formal bail application.
READ THE FULL STORY FROM YESTERDAY’S PROCEEDINGS HERE: UPDATE: IFP Councillor, Mayor and co-accused to spend another night in jail before bail application decision (video included)
The men were arrested on May 23 and 24 after an undercover agent intercepted an alleged plot to murder Endumeni council Speaker Bongiwe Mbatha and security tender recipient Mofat Mosia.
Keep an eye out for the details as they become available.