July unrest: State adds more charges including terrorism against accused

Unrest in July: The state has added new accusations, including terrorism.

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DURBAN- In the case involving 65 alleged July unrest instigators, the State has added charges of terrorism, sedition, and murder conspiracy.

On Friday, the group appeared before the Durban Magistrates Court.

The group, according to the State, is to blame for the enormous disruption that cost the nation’s economy billions of rands.

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The majority of the group’s arrests took place in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, across the nation.

The State has now added three more charges to the 65 accused in the case, as was stated in a previous appearance from May of last year.

According to Natasha Ramkisson-Karan, a member of the NPA, the State has added charges of terrorism, sedition, and conspiracy to commit murder in addition to conspiracy and incitement to carry out public violence.

The pre-trail conference has not yet been set up before the trial at the Durban High Court, where the case has been moved.

In January 2024, all 65 of the accused will appear in court again.

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