Rehoboth murder case postponed to Tuesday
21 Dec 2016 08:31am
REHOBOTH, 19 DEC (NAMPA) The case of a 26-year-old woman accused of killing her 17-year-old sister in Rehoboths Sonder Water informal settlement on Sunday, has been postponed to Tuesday for the accused to apply for legal aid.
Roseline Skrywer allegedly killed Sarah Skrywer over a man.
The accused made her first appearance before Magistrate Andre Matulitch on Monday afternoon on a charge of murder.
According to the police, Roseline allegedly chased Sarah from the family home and stabbed her in the chest, resulting in her sudden death.
Roseline informed the court that she will make use of a state-funded lawyer.
The matter was then postponed to Tuesday for the accused to apply for legal aid and provide proof of the application on her next appearance.
Prosecutor Victor Mutumbulwa appeared for the state.
Skrywer was remanded in custody at the Rehoboth Police holding cells.