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Man allegedly behind the burning of Brookside Mall, KZN, due back in court on 14 Sept

 A 35-year-old man appeared in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrates’ Court on Monday on charges for incitement to commit public violence and the matter was remanded to 14 September 2021 for a formal bail application.

The spokesperson of the national prosecuting authority (NPA) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Natasha Kara said Ndumiseni Khetho Zuma appeared in court on two charges of contravening the Riotous Assemblies Act.

“These include inciting public violence and inciting arson.

“The charges relate to the incidences of looting and public violence that occurred in KwaZulu-Natal in mid-July, in particular, the burning of the Brookside Mall.

“The matter was remanded to 14 September 2021 for a formal bail application.”

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