Marais was released on R2500 bail and the case will be heard again in court on Wednesday August 30th.
The robbers stabbed him in the face.
The body was found between Pdi Retail Water and Itsoseng Phase 1 on 2 July.
The motive of the murder remains sketchy since her belongings, handbag and cellphone, were strewn across the street.
The driver was attacked in Hatfield by unknown individuals before his car was set alight while inside.
A Pretoria East couple were victims of a follow-home crime on Saturday night when five men robbed them of their luggage and cellphones.
Metro police arrested the man in possession of drugs with estimated street value of R22 000.
The man allegedly chopped up his father’s body, before placing the body parts in separate plastic bags in the refrigerator.
The search for Antonie Johannes Jeurgens Botha continues into seventh week.
“There were signs that there had been a struggle at the scene where the body was found.”
“Human trafficking is rising at an alarming rate, but it is just one of the reasons that children are kidnapped. Children are also often taken by members of their own family.