On 14 December 2017, Mtunzini Regional Court convicted and sentenced Sibongiseni Khubisa (31) to 15 years imprisonment for rape that he committed at Obanjeni Reserve.
In May this year, Khubisa accosted a 25 year old woman whist she was walking to her homestead and dragged her to the sugarcane field.
He threatened her with a screwdriver and raped her. A case of rape was opened at Mtunzini police station and was transferred to Empangeni Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit for investigation.
Swift action by the investigators led to the immediate arrest of the accused and he was taken to Mtunzini Regional Court for prosecution.
He was kept in custody during the trial and appeared in court on several occasions until his conviction and sentencing. He was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for rape and was declared unfit to possess the firearm.
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