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The National Prosecuting Authority ( NPA) has conceded it does not have evidence that Elvis Ramosebudi tried to plot a coup by killing high-profile government ministers. Ramosebudi appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court for a few minutes on Tuesday with the prosecution asking for his bail application to be postponed until Friday. The state also changed the charges against him from conspiracy to commit murder to incitement to commit murder. NPA spokesperson Phindi Louw told journalists outside the court: "At this stage, we don’t have information that suggest this is a coup plot." She said the evidence the NPA had was that he tried to "incite" Anglo American to fund crime by asking them for money to kill government ministers. "The proper charge that can be preferred is incitement." A conspiracy charge requires two or more people to conspire together to commit a crime. "Ramosebudi acted alone‚" she said. Ramosebudi allegedly ran two organisations — the Anti-State Capture Death...

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