Court name
Supreme Court of eSwatini
Case number
12 of 2020

Simelane v Rex (12 of 2020) [2022] SZSC 60 (29 November 2022);

Media neutral citation
[2022] SZSC 60
Case summary:

criminal law - appropriate verdict murder or culpable homicide. Appellant chasing after deceased and catching him. victim overpower and felled to the ground. Victim repeatedly and viciously assaulted by the appellant with a baton, inter-alia, on the head and chest whilst lying helplessly on the ground. injuries fatal.

Hlophe, JA
Mamba, J
Lukhele, AJA