THE four police officers accused of killing Mthokozisi Ntumba made their first appearance in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
Their bail application has been set for 24 March.
Ntumba was shot dead when police dispersed protesting Wits University students in Braamfontein last week.
Ntumba died at the age of 35, leaving behind his wife and kids.
The police officers Victor Mohammed, Madimetja Legodi, Tshepiso Kekana and Cidraas Motseothata,are facing charges of attempted murder, murder and defeating the ends of justice.
Protests at universities across the country still continue, as thousands call for their historical debt to be scrapped and not only for registration purposes.
- Inside Education