Man facing gallows needs more time-counsel


Nthoiwa Maxala, the man who allegedly gunned down former Physics teacher Thuso Mlalazi gangster style in 2015 had his days on earth increased on Friday when the Court of Appeal (CoA) granted his request to have his matter postponed to the next session in April.

The current January 2023 session, which was set to conclude this case, ends on February 17, 2023 with judgements while the next session is in April 2023. This means that had Maxala lost his appeal in the current session, his date with the hangman could have been nearer.

The man, who has been facing the gallows since Justice Matlhogonolo Phuthego sentenced him to death in November 2021, got his possible date with the hangman postponed when both his lawyer and the respondent failed to file their heads of arguments.

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