Murder, two sentenced to life imprisonment

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Murder, two sentenced to life imprisonment
Murder, two sentenced to life imprisonment

Two murder accused, Sifiso Nkosinathi Zulu (21) and Kwanele Zulu (17) were convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by the Nongoma Regional Court for murder.

Sifiso Zulu was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for murder while his co-accused, Kwanele Zulu was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

On 3 May 2016 at 21:0, a 23-year-old victim, Khanyisile Caroline Mndlovu went missing from home at Mvulazi area in Nongoma. On the same day at midnight her body was found with stab wounds in the veld in the area.

A case of murder was opened at Nongoma police station for further investigation. Through intensive investigation, the two accused were arrested and charged with murder. They appeared in court for several times until they were convicted and sentenced by Nongoma Regional Court.

KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa welcome the sentence handed down to the accused. “Our members will always work hard in tracing those who terrorize women and children in the province. I strongly condemned such barbaric attack directed to the victim,” he said.

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