Suspect in killing of South Africa national soccer captain arrested

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Posted: Oct 31, 2014 11:32 AM

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain of South Africa's national soccer team, Senzo Meyiwa, has been arrested and made a brief court appearance, a spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority said on Friday.

Spokesman Nathi Mncube said the suspect, Zanokuhle Mbatha, had appeared in the Boksburg Magistrate court east of Johannesburg and the case was postponed until Nov. 11.

(Reporting by Zandi Shabalala; Editing by Ed Stoddard and David Dolan)