WATCH | Doctor questioned about CPR in trial of four cops accused of Mthokozisi Ntumba’s murder

2022/01/19 10:50:00

A Braamfontein doctor has detailed the last moments of Mthokozisi Ntumba’s life, saying he gasped for air.

A Braamfontein doctor has detailed the last moments of Mthokozisi Ntumba’s life, saying he gasped for air.

A Braamfontein doctor has detailed the last moments of Mthokozisi Ntumba’s life, saying he gasped for air.

Tshepisho Kekana, 27, Cidraas Boitumelo Motseothata, 43, Madimetja Joseph Legodi, 37, and Victor Nkosinathi Mohammed, 51,  are also facing three counts of attempted murder. The trial is expected to run for 11 days and the state’s witness list includes 30 names.

The court heard that Ntumba had visited a medical practice in Braamfontein on March 10 2021 while students were protesting in the area. Moments after he walked out of the clinic, shots were fired.The four police officers charged with murder and attempted murder appeared in the Johannesburg high court on Tuesday for day two of their trial.

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‘They were shooting at close range’: witness about events leading to death of Mthokozisi NtumbaOne of the four police officers accused of murdering Mthokozisi Ntumba stormed the Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology and dragged out students who ran for cover when shots were fired. The way my 5 year old son looks at me with hunger😭💔. I've been struggling to find any employment and we slept hungry for two days now😔. I'm a man and I have my pride, but I'm also a father. Please assist us with mealie meal,we'll eat it with sugar water🙏🏻.

‘They were shooting at close range’: witness about events leading to death of Mthokozisi NtumbaOne of the four police officers accused of murdering Mthokozisi Ntumba stormed the Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology and dragged out students who ran for cover when shots were fired.

‘They were shooting at close range’: witness about events leading to death of Mthokozisi NtumbaOne of the four police officers accused of murdering Mthokozisi Ntumba stormed the Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology and dragged out students who ran for cover when shots were fired.

‘They were shooting at close range’: witness about events leading to death of Mthokozisi NtumbaOne of the four police officers accused of murdering Mthokozisi Ntumba stormed the Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology and dragged out students who ran for cover when shots were fired. The way my 5 year old son looks at me with hunger😭💔. I've been struggling to find any employment and we slept hungry for two days now😔. I'm a man and I have my pride, but I'm also a father. Please assist us with mealie meal,we'll eat it with sugar water🙏🏻.

The high court in Johannesburg is hearing evidence in the trial of four police officers accused of his murder.Competitions PARLIAMENT ","category_class":"child-of-news","time_ago":"12 mins ago","premium":false,"gallery":false,"excerpt":"Nehawu says it would consult its own safety professional to assess Parliament\u0027s documents stating it was safe to resume work.January 18, 2022 “I started working at around 9am.Mfuniseni Mlungisi Hlela, who works as a security officer at the institute in Braamfontein, told the Johannesburg high court on Tuesday that he was on duty when Ntumba was shot dead, allegedly by police officers, on March 10 2021.

Tshepisho Kekana, 27, Cidraas Boitumelo Motseothata, 43, Madimetja Joseph Legodi, 37, and Victor Nkosinathi Mohammed, 51,   are also facing three counts of attempted murder. The trial is expected to run for 11 days and the state’s witness list includes 30 names.citizen. The court heard that Ntumba had visited a medical practice in Braamfontein on March 10 2021 while students were protesting in the area. It sounded like a firearm being discharged. Moments after he walked out of the clinic, shots were fired.za\/news\/south-africa\/courts\/2976413\/thulsie-twins-terror-case-postponed-again\/","image_src":"https:\/\/media. The four police officers charged with murder and attempted murder appeared in the Johannesburg high court on Tuesday for day two of their trial. Hlela said the institute has two entrances.

Image: Catherine White Witnesses told the court several shots were fired which left marks outside the building housing the clinic.co. “I gave him medication and booked him off for a few days. The first witness, medical assistant Lerato Mokoena , said she was among the first to see Ntumba collapse. She ran to call Dr Tebogo Sedibe.jpg","image_src_hero":"https:\/\/media. Sedibe said Ntumba was shot in the torso and was gasping for air. I met my receptionist and she told me the deceased was lying outside.  “Gasping is a danger sign.co.  “I heard a noise coming from outside and I heard gun shots.

It means you need to do something and you need to do it fast,” Sedibe said.  “The first thing I noticed was the blood on his shirt,” he said.jpg","image_src_narrow":"https:\/\/media. I went to his right side and the first thing I noticed was that he was gasping [for air], which is an indication his respiratory cardio vascular systems were not working. All four defence attorneys cross-examined Sedibe, querying his qualifications and whether giving Ntumba CPR could have caused his death. When asked if Sedibe would give CPR if he had known beforehand that a rib had punctured Ntumba’s heart and lung, his response was: “Absolutely.co.” Sedibe told the court that after asking someone to call an ambulance, he assessed the situation, checked Ntumba’s airways, breathing and circulation and then performed CPR.” Ntumba did not respond.” He said one police officer was inside, others were outside.

  Sedibe’s attorney, Zaakir Mayet, told TimesLIVE: ” Dr Sedibe is giving evidence about what happened on that day and the procedures he conducted to save the deceased’s life.jpg","image_src_square":"https:\/\/media. He discharged his duty as a medical practitioner. This was a patient who was in his surgery a few minutes before.co.” He explained that when there is no pulse, the heart has stopped working, which was the case with Ntumba. A few minutes later he finds his patient on the ground. Naturally any medical practitioner would do everything in their power as they are trained to render emergency assistance.jpg","category":". He saw someone lying on the ground with a plastic bag next to him.

”  The investigating officer in the matter, Judy Thwala, is expected to take the stand on Thursday. “He was fine.  Attorney Zaakir Mayet at the Johannesburg high court. Image: .