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Zane Killian in court for alleged involvement in William Booth’s attempted murder

Independent Online (IOL) logo Independent Online (IOL) 2020-10-27 Shanice Naidoo
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Cape Town - Zane Killian, the man accused of Lieutenant-Colonel Charl Kinnear’s murder, appeared at the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on two new charges for the attempted murder of prominent attorney William Booth.

The two new charges include conspiracy to commit murder and fraud.

Killian is accused number five along with four suspects were previously arrested for the attempted murder on Booth.

Booth was in his garage at his home in Higgovale on April 9 when gunmen opened fire on him. He escaped unharmed.

Killian has been linked for tracking and tracing the attorney's phone.

The case has been remanded until November for bail application however the State will look at combining the bail application with the Kinnear bail application on November 27.

Killian’s lawyer Eric Bryer said they are attempting to consolidate the matter for the accused, so that he would have one bail hearing instead of two for the separate cases.

“We are applying to the State to consolidate the matter to have one bail hearing instead of two. Representations will me made to the State today for consideration, and they’ve undertaken to come back to us by the 10th of November with a decision, and then we’ll know where we stand.”

Killian is also said to have tracked and traced Kinnear leading up to his assassination last month. Now police are investigating a link with Killian allegedly also tracking Booth.

He will be held at Goodwood Police Station.

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