THE charges against a man who was arrested for the murder of Port Elizabeth policeman Sergeant Willem Pretorius were provisionally withdrawn in the Uitenhage Magistrate's Court yesterday.
Xolisa Mboneli, 27, who was arrested last month on charges of murder and attempted murder, was released while police continue with the investigation. Mboneli was arrested on August 24 by members of the Organised Crime Unit.
Pretorius was found dead in his car near Uitenhage on August 15 after he was reported missing.
According to the court's control prosecutor, Martin Kleinhans, Mboneli was released yesterday after the case against him was provisionally withdrawn.
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