LUKAS Nikodemus, who was convicted earlier this week on two murder charges and a charge of defeating the course of Justice will hear his fate on 22 August.
While handing down the conviction Judge Christie Liebenberg stated that the Court is satisfied that Nikodemus shot Clemencia de Wee and Johanie Naruses in his car before dumping the bodies at a cemetery dumping site in Pionerspark in an attempt to cover his tracks.
A security guard on site found the smoldering remains of the two murdered women in amongst some burnt tyres.
Nikodemus, a father of five, vehemently denied any involvement in the death of the two women, claiming he was ‘shocked’ when the police arrested him at his mother’s house.
“A friend of mine came to drop off my car keys later on in the evening and he told me my car was parked somewhere in Otjomuise, unable to move. I then went were it was and found my car’s windows smashed. I observed there was no petrol in the car so I took a taxi and came back home. Naruses and de Wee had no idea that I was dating them both,” Nikodemus said during his testimony at a formal bail application prior to his conviction.