BCM Youth Council leader in court
The chair of the BCM Youth Council, Ondela Sokomani, 25, appeared in the Mdantsane magistrate’s court on Wednesday on five charges connected to a hit-and-run incident involving a group of students last year.
On March 6 last year, Sokomani allegedly drove into the group of protesting Buffalo City College students at John Knox Bokwe campus in Mdantsane.
Two students were injured and taken to Cecilia Makiwane Hospital, where they were treated and discharged.
Sokomani, who is also a provincial Sasco leader, was finally arrested on Tuesday, more than a year after the students’ injuries.
It remains unclear why Sokomani was visiting the college as he was neither a registered student nor in the management of the college.
By the time the Dispatch arrived on the scene after the incident, Sokomani had left.
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