Three Zimbabwean nationals, who are accused of murdering former boxing champion Corrie Sanders, appeared briefly in the Brits Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
The trios were not asked to plead and the case was postponed to January 29 next year for further investigations.
Chief Prosecutor, Matric Luphondo, told the highly packed court that there were no indications if the suspects would apply for bail.
“If the defence intends to bring an application they will inform the state about their requisition and a date will be arranged,” Luphondo said.
Paida Fish, 19, Chris Moyo, 25, and Samuel Mabena, 27, face charges of murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances.
The three allegedly shot dead Sanders during an armed robbery at a Brits country club where his brother son’s birthday celebration was being held.
Some of the items which were stolen during the robbery were allegedly found in the suspect’s possession during their arrest.
Sanders brother Mike, his mother Alida, friends and several community members of Oukasie Township wearing T-shirts bearing the picture of the former boxing champion holding a belt attended the court proceedings.