Girlfriend killer goes to prison

2017-06-21 06:03

The Virginia High Court has sentenced Siyabonga Mbharu (29) to ten years imprisonment for murdering his girlfriend on 3 May last year.

The accused, from Wesselsbron, was sentenced recently for murdering Maditaba Setse­tse (29).

Const. Kethabile Mofokeng, police spokesperson, said the deceased’s decomposed body was found in a shallow grave dug inside the accused’s shack dwelling at an informal settlement in Monyakeng.

She said the accused had placed his bed over the shallow grave in the dwelling. She said the deceased was initially reported as missing until investigation discovered that Mbharu had murdered her.

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