Three seasonal farm workers extradited from Lesotho, along with a fourth person, will stand trial next year for the murder of Bonnievale farmer Jurie Wessels and the attempted murder of his wife Liezel.The wiry men in the Western Cape High Court dock heard through a seSotho interpreter on Friday that the trial will begin in Swellendam Circuit Court on October 23, next year.On May 13, 2019, Wessels was shot in the head, while his wife Liezel was stabbed and had boiling water thrown at her.

Their assailants stole money and two firearms.For trial preparations, the case was transferred from the court in the farming and wine-making town to the Western Cape High Court. The trial will be held close to home, allowing family and community members to attend without having to travel far.Moeketsi Hlaudi, Kekekso Ntsabisa, and Thabiso Ramollo were extradited to South Africa by the National Prosecuting Authority on charges of murder, attempted murder, robbery with aggravating circumstances, and unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition.Ntabanyane Tlali had already been apprehended in South Africa.The extradition hearing was held in Lesotho, and once permission was granted to relocate them, the SA Police Service and Interpol received them and took them into custody in South Africa to be charged and tried.The four are still being held in Pollsmoor.

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