According to police, the suspect entered the deceased’s bedroom through the window and attacked.
The two police officers and seven of their co-accused face charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, corruption, possession of illegal firearms and ammunition, and kidnapping.
This while communities in Limpopo are threatening to plunge municipalities into chaos if those implicated in the scandal go unpunished.
The general secretary of the Gauteng Metered Taxi Council, Hendrick Ndou, said they would meet with Uber and Taxify to find a workable solution.
Heather Peterson’s family, somber and seemingly still in mourning, were present at the court hearings but opted not to speak to the media.