Amanda Watson
News Editor
3 minute read
10 Jun 2022
6:20 am

Senzo Meyiwa: will we ever know what really happened?

Amanda Watson

We’re still waiting to hear why the second docket was opened. It is almost unheard of to open a second docket for investigation – especially five years later.

The five accused in the murder trial of Senzo Meyiwa appearing at the Pretoria High Court, Picture: Jacques Nelles

The emergence of a second docket has further clouded the answer to who killed the Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa. And with the absence of proper forensic evidence, the country may never learn what really happened on that fateful night on 26 October, 2014, in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg. We’re still waiting to hear why the second docket was opened. One of the most important documents in a police investigation docket is the A1 statement. It is here the groundwork is laid for the crime committed, initial observations, to frame the scene and to establish the case for further investigation....