West Coast peasant and convicted murderer Martin Visser has been granted permission to challenge his conviction and conviction in the Western Cape Supreme Court in Vredendal.
In spite of a suicide attempt in the cells of the court cells for conviction, he was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday after he was found guilty of premeditated murder of farm laborer Adam Pieterse, 33, reported News24.
Prosecutor Christhenus van der Vijver opposed the application and said that he found it difficult to see how the court could come to a different verdict. Judge Nathan Erasmus said the question was whether another court that would otherwise look at the case, could come to a different conclusion.
was beaten with a shovel, dragged with a quad and buried behind the vineyard of Visser in 2015.
His sand-covered body was excavated three weeks later, when a seasonal worker saw Fisher behind his father's farm. times and contacted the police when she took a look and saw flying buzzing around the disturbed earth.
The cause of death could not be confirmed because of the advanced state of dissolution of the corpse.
He was also sentenced to three years before the severe attack on Kleintjie Moses, whom he had stabbed with a broken bottle neck in 2011, and six months before the ordinary attack on Pieterse a month before the murder.
"I have imposed the most severe punishment that a court can impose.
is not a simple matter. But there are prospects that another court might come to a different conclusion, "the judge said.
He granted the request for permission to appeal to a full court." Judge
Erasmus said he did not believe that there were reasons to release him on bail for his attraction.
Visser stays behind the bars.