Police Withdraws Against Suspect Over Killing Of South Africa Football Team Captain

South African prosecutors on Tuesday said it had withdrew its’ case against a suspect, Zamokuhle Mbatha in the killing of Bafana Bafana of South Africa captain, Senzo Meyiwa.

Mbatha was arrested Zamokuhle Mbatha last month in connection with the murder, after witnesses picked him out in an identity parade, but on Tuesday Magistrate Daniel Thulare said there was not enough evidence to try him.

Meyiwa was hit by a single gunshot to the chest last month while confronting two intruders at the home of his girlfriend, actress and singer Kelly Khumalo.

His death comes after a high court judge acquitted Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius of murder after he shot and killed his girlfriend last year, saying the state had only proved a lesser case of culpable homicide. Prosecutors are appealing that verdict.

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