- A bouncer accused of killing a man at a popular night club
in Pretoria has made a brief court appearance and has been
charged with murder.
Shane Boruchowitz died from severe head trauma after he was
beaten and stabbed during a fight at Ty's night club on Thursday
According to eyewitnesses, the 23-year-old had tried to stop
a fight between friends, club goers and bouncers, when he
Dressed in a black suit, Okwuchukwu Joshua Nwairo appeared
in the dock and briefly glanced over the public gallery where
one of his friends sat.
Speaking in the Nigerian language Igbo, through a translator,
the accused stated that he doesnt have a lawyer and
needs the help of Legal Aid South Africa.
Nwairo still needs to go through an identity parade at a
local police station this afternoon.
The case has been postponed until next week, when hes
expected to formally apply for bail.
Boruchowitzs family was not in court.