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Terrible West Siders gang lived up to its name in Modack case, ...


Terrible West Siders gang lived up to its name in Modack case, court hears

The state details three hitmen’s farcical attempt to kill William Booth


Alleged underworld boss Nafiz Modack appeared in the Cape Town magistrate’s court on Friday along with murder-accused Zane Killian after they were charged with two others for the attempted murder of Cape Town lawyer William Booth.

Modack, Killian, Ricardo Morgan and Modack’s righthand man Jacques Cronje appeared in the dock on a raft of charges relating to their alleged involvement in conspiring to kill Booth. Killian is also standing trial separately in connection with the murder of anti-gang unit detective Lt-Col Charl Kinnear in September.

The conspiracy is allegedly in relation to an illicit debt collection by Modack and Cronje on behalf of a third party who alleged that forex investor Sameer Vallie owed him R600,000...

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