Kavitha Nerputh Murder Suspect Formally Charged

INSET: Simphiwe Mweli (37), in the green shirt, has been charged with the murder of Kavitha Nerputh. | Image Source: The Witness

PIETERMARITZBURG: Simphiwe Mweli (37) appeared at the Pietermaritzburg Regional court on Monday, in connection with the murder of businesswoman Kavitha Nerputh.

It is understood that a team of detectives from Alex police station as well as crime intelligence made a breakthrough late last week resulting in the suspect’s arrest.

Bail has been opposed by prosecutor, Rene Padayachee.

“The case has been postponed for verification of an alternate address, for the  safety of the state witness and the seriousness of the offence,”

Rene Padayachee, Prosecutor

The case has been postponed until February 19 for a formal bail application.

Nerputh Children Geared To Run Foreverwell Tea

Times LIVE reported that Nerputh’s two older children, 22-year-old Aryana and the 19-year-old Junior, are believed to have assumed control of Foreverwell Tea.

The weight-loss herbal tea business, founded by Nerputh, was to be operational this week however clients were on Monday that it would be closed until further notice.

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