Man accused of murdering his blind baby abandons bail bid

The father accused of murdering his 10-month-old blind baby boy did an about-turn on Friday when he abandoned his bid for bail.

Jason Mandeka, 26, who initially brought a formal bail application to the Gqeberha Magistrate’s Court after his arrest last week, informed the court he no longer wanted to continue with his bid for freedom after the state led evidence opposing his release...

This article is reserved for HeraldLIVE subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all our content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Already registered on DispatchLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.