Michael Buthelezi, 46, faces four counts of murder after he allegedly set his partner and their three children on fire last.
The family of a KwaZulu-Natal woman who was burnt to death, along with her children, allegedly at the hands of a DA councillor, claims he had abused her for at least 10 years.
Michael Buthelezi, 46, was arrested in December last year and charged with four counts of murder, one count of arson, one count of malicious damage to property, and two counts of defeating the administration of justice.
He appeared in the Bergville Magistrate’s Court on Monday, where proceedings were postponed to 29 January for a bail hearing.
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