Blue Bulls Player Ngcebo Thusi Appears in Court in Connection With Murder of TUT Student Ntokozo Nxaba

Blue Bulls Player Ngcebo Thusi Appears in Court in Connection With Murder of TUT Student Ntokozo Nxaba

  • A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of student Ntokozo Xaba
  • A Blue Bulls rugby player, Ngcebo Thusi appeared in the Pretoria Regional Court
  • Xaba was found stabbed to death last Thursday morning outside her residence

The identity of the Blue Bulls rugby player, who was allegedly arrested for the murder of Tshwane University of Technology student Ntokozo Xaba, has been revealed.

Ngcebo Thusi reportedly appeared in the Pretoria Regional Court on Monday in connection with the 21-year-old's death.

The case has been postponed to 13 February, with the state tasked with profiling him ahead of the bail hearing.

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Blue Bulls player Ngcebo Thusi appeared in court in connection with the brutal death of Ntokozo Xaba. Image source: Ayanda Makhubu (Facebook), TimesLIVE and @pro_thusi (Instagram).
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According to TimesLIVE, quoting a police spokesperson, Xaba and her ex-boyfriend, Thusi were last spotted drinking together with friends before the incident occurred.

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Elsewhere, EWN reported on the Department of Higher Education condemning the murder of the student, with her death being attributed to gender-based violence.

Bulls player held for murder

The Blue Bulls Rugby Football Union has spoken up over allegations of murder levelled against one of its players.

Reports emerged on Friday that one of its unnamed employees, who represented its Country District side, had killed his girlfriend.

EWN reported that a man had been taken in for questioning after the 21-year-old was found stabbed to death off the premises of Ekhaya Junction, a student residence located near TUT's campus on Thursday night.

The article stated the duo's friends had seen them together earlier that evening.

Details emerge over Andries' murder

Sports Brief also reported on the death of Stellenbosch FC's talented defender, Oswin Andries raising even more questions about what happened to him.

The club had released a statement confirming his death, with various publications then reporting that he had been stabbed and killed in Cape Town.

However, TimesLIVE then reported that a source had confirmed the 20-year-old had been stabbed a week earlier after an altercation, passing away several days later.

The article detailed how Andries played against Cape Town City on January 27, before being attacked in an incident after the match 'somewhere in Cape Town or Paarl'.

Source: Sports Brief News