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Moon case: Cop admits error

2011-12-07 15:45

Johannesburg - A metro police officer did not follow procedure when attending to an accident involving soccer star Bryce Moon, the Randburg Magistrate's Court heard on Wednesday.

Moon allegedly hit and killed Mavis Ncube while driving at a high speed in Sandhurst on July 29, 2009.

Defence lawyer Naren Sangham asked officer Mphumzi Tom why he asked Greg Turner to take photographs of the accident scene a week after it happened.
 
Turner was Ncube's employer. She worked as a housekeeper at his guest house.

"You have a collision unit within the metro police which is fully equipped to take pictures and draw sketches of the scene... did you call them to the scene?" asked Sangham.

Tom said he had not.

"So you would agree with me when I say you did not follow proper procedure?"

Tom agreed.

He said he was with Turner when they took photographs showing where the accident happened. Tom said Turner had volunteered to give him photographs he had taken minutes after the accident.

The trial continues.
 

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Comments
  • Kyle - 2011-12-07 16:03

    Hope he goes to jail!

      lynraedaniels - 2012-06-28 18:24

      hope he goes 2 jail u say his a human yes he made a mistake in his life..he regrets it but his still a child nd a human so instead of passn bad remarks on da man y nt u do sumthn about it bcse ull jst hve bg mouths

  • Shaun - 2011-12-07 16:06

    And the cop not following procedure plays nicely into the defences hands of getting him off - anything to get him on a technicality when he did in fact cause the accident and was driving

  • Larry - 2011-12-07 16:07

    Incompetent Cop, again. It must suit our leaders to keep the status quo. Crooked Incompetents from top to bottom. I hope that Moon goes away for a long spell, to send a clear message. Drunken driving is not acceptable.

  • Cuan - 2011-12-07 16:30

    I think it would be an utter miscarriage if justice if this man gets off on some lame technicality, when clearly he was speeding and KILLED a man!!!

      Heiku - 2011-12-07 16:57

      I think he was drunk and killed a woman.

  • gcshrimpton - 2011-12-07 16:32

    Yet again incompetence! Hopefully it will not let the bar steward get away with killing an innocent person.

  • Andre - 2011-12-07 18:09

    Why is there always a procedure error when semi famous people stand trial......

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