UPDATE: The trial for the Shahil Sewpujun murder case has taken the week needed for observation needed evidence and questioning of state witnesses.
The court was investigating evidence brought forward such as the site where Shahil’s mutilated body was found in the manhole as well as other evidence such has his possessions and the home where the crime took place.
The accused have pleaded not guilty to crimes committed, however for the process of the trial, the accused have remained silent thus remaining innocent until proven otherwise beyond a reasonable doubt.
Adv Simpiwe Ndela said: “Next week, the final concluding trial will take place, where the accused will take the stand and will be given the opportunity to confess voluntarily, rendering the trial over. If the accused does not makes the aforementioned confession, the murder trial of Shahil will continue.”