Kanya Cekeshe back in court for bail hearing

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- citizen.co.za | 2 months ago

A number of EFF supporters are inside the Johannesburg High Court, where the bail hearing for #FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe will be heard.

Cekeshe was sentenced to five years behind bars for public violence and malicious damage to property of a police vehicle in December 2017. Last week, advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, representing Cekeshe, argued that he should be granted bail pending the appeal to his conviction and sentence.

He argued that Cekeshe was initially poorly represented and denied a fair trial.

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