A 38 year old man from Emzinoni has appeared at the Bethal Magistrate Court, facing murder charge.

Mr Sboniso Nkosi who is alleged to be a taxi owner was arrested after three people were shot during the bus communiter’s protest against taxi association.

Const Cynthia Mtshweni said one of the people who were reportedly shot died at Ermelo Hospital yesterday and the charge was changed from attempted murder to murder.

Mr Nkosi was remanded in custody and will appear again on 12 February 2020 for a formal bail application.