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gavel thumb100 News24 reports that Johan Steyn, the man who was allegedly caught on CCTV driving over a security guard at a shopping complex in Stellenbosch, made a brief appearance in the Stellenbosch Magistrate's Court on Monday.  

The case was postponed and transferred to the Stellenbosch Regional Court where it will be heard on 15 August.  Steyn can be seen in footage allegedly driving over Mzwanele Wellem at a shopping complex in Die Boord on 30 April.  He faces a charge of attempted murder (with an alternative charge of assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm) and is currently out on R2,000 bail.  The 39-year-old will apparently be pleading not guilty.  Steyn's lawyer previously stated they were in the process of drafting representations and hoped they could take the mediation route.  Wellem had only been working for the Phangela Group for about a month when Steyn allegedly drove over him.  In the video, Wellem can be seen telling Steyn that the road is a one-way, conversation ensues, after which Steyn allegedly drives over Wellem.

  • Read the full original of the above report by Kamva Somdyala and view the video at News24

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