Natiniel Golez: Witness explains why it was wrong for cops to take wounded teen to hospital

Kaelen White Boy, Simon Ndialevan and Foster Nchiangulu. (Photo: OJ Koloti/Gallo Images)

  • The court heard that it was not correct for officers to take Jolie to the hospital after he was shot.
  • An eyewitness told the court that this was more like a tamper at the scene.
  • It continues on Friday.

A witness revealed that the actions of the police, immediately after Natiniel Golez’s shooting, were similar to tampering with evidence.

Lieutenant-Colonel James Chuck testified Thursday at Johannesburg’s Gauteng High Court sitting in Palm Ridge that when Sergeant Simon Scorpion Ndyalvani put the wounded Jules in a police car and took him to hospital after being shot, it was not the right thing to do. to me.

“I say this [because] It means that when you do that, it’s like you’re manipulating the scene, it’s not true.”

Jules was shot and killed outside his parents’ home in El Dorado Park last year. He was taken to Chris Hani Paragwanath Hospital, where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

Constable Kaelin White Boy, during her bail application, stated that it was she who shot the girl.

Ndialevan and White Boy were charged with murder, throwing a firearm in a public place, possession of prohibited ammunition, and defeating targets of justice.

Sergeant Foster Nicheungolu and their co-defendant have been charged with defeating justice, partner after the murder, and possession of prohibited ammunition.

News24 previously reported that after Golez was shot, Ndyalvan and White Boy allegedly planned to tell authorities that the young man had been caught in a shootout between police and two armed men.

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During his testimony, Chauke was investigated about the correct procedure for dealing with the deceased at the scene.

An eyewitness previously testified that he saw a policeman pull Jules from the bottom of a truck before he drove off with the teen.

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In his response, Chuck, who has 29 years of experience in the police service, said: “The procedure is to cordon off the scene, call the ambulance as well as the players involved.”

He said players could include the station’s commander, photographers, and direct the independent police investigation.

He added that the nearest ambulance would have come from Chris Hani Paragwanath Hospital.

The case was adjourned before 14:00.

The case continues on Friday.

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