Last month‚ the media was barred from reporting on the details of the bail proceedings of Sandile Mantsoe‚ accused of murdering 22-year-old Karabo Mokoena‚ whose burnt remains were found in a ditch in Lyndhurst‚ Johannesburg‚ in April.
The court on Friday rescinded its media ban. Here are some of the interesting facts you may have missed about the case. – Her alleged killer‚ Sandile Mantsoe is a married 27-year-old father of three children. At the time that he started relationship with Mokoena‚ he had been separated from his wife for a month. He claimed that he had an on-off relationship with Mokoena‚ because of her temperamental state. Nothing has been heard from his estranged wife and children.
1. Mantsoe said Mokoena was suicidal. He alleged that he had once had to call for the assistance of security because she had locked herself in his flat when she tried to take her own life.