Mysterious Coffin Case Transferred To High Court
Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen may likely be spending some time in jail.
The duo allegedly forced one Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him.
The court case was transferred to the High Court in Delmas, South Africa on Monday.
Jackson and Oosthuizen appeared in the Middelburg Regional Court in Mpumalanga.
They face charges of kidnapping and assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
The alleged assault took place at the JM de Beer Boerdery, near the Komati power station in Mpumalanga.
On August 17, 2016 Mlotshwa noticed two Land Cruisers following him, investigating officer Constable Dimakatso Bahula previously told the court.
It was reported that the SUVs stopped and two men are said to have assaulted Mlotshwa and kicked him, without any explanation.
In a 20-second video of the incident, which was posted on YouTube, one man, speaking in Afrikaans, forces Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatens to pour petrol on him.
The trial will start on July 31 to August 10.
They both remain in custody.