Man sentenced for murder

2016-10-26 06:00

The Virginia Regional Court has recently sentenced Moeketsi Ernest Rapodile (28) to 12 years imprisonment for murdering Papiki Isaac Mokoaqo, who was the leader of a notorious gang, the Portuguese, in Meloding.

Rapodile, not belonging to any gangster grouping, reportedly attacked and killed Mokoaqo, also known as Spoko, on 20 May, in what appeared to be a self-defence incident. The accused, who was on foot returning from work, was reportedly attacked by Mokoaqo near a filling station in Meloding. A fierce battle ensued between Rapodile and Mokoaqo, who was notorious for his hideous crimes, ranging from rape to murder.

Rapodile reportedly overpowered the gang leader and allegedly stoned him to death.

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