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Murder of Chiefs star Luke Fleurs: Mystery courier told suspects to confess, court hears

Ndumiso Moswane, 26;  Fernando Sive, 25;  Nhlakanipho Dlamini, 21 years old;  Franky Xaba, 25;  Maredi Mphahlele, 36 years old;  and Thembinkosi Hlomikhawu, 31, appeared in court on Thursday.  (Iaván Pijoos/Noticias24)

Ndumiso Moswane, 26; Fernando Sive, 25; Nhlakanipho Dlamini, 21 years old; Franky Xaba, 25; Maredi Mphahlele, 36 years old; and Thembinkosi Hlomikhawu, 31, appeared in court on Thursday. (Iaván Pijoos/Noticias24)

A message from a mysterious sender to the mobile phone of one of the six men involved in the murder of Kaizer Chiefs player Luke Fleurs instructed the accused to confess to the crime, Roodepoort Magistrates Court heard on Thursday.

According to the statement of investigative sergeant Nare Bennedict Moloto, the message was discovered on Franky Xaba’s mobile phone on April 9, when the men were arrested.

“This communication was to the effect that if the applicants are arrested, they must confess to the crime because if they do not, ‘their’ names will come to light and they will also be arrested,” Moloto said in his statement.

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