Life sentence for family killer

2017-10-11 06:01

Regional Court Magistrate sitting in Greytown on 21st September, sentenced 23 year old N.M. Sithole sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his stepfather.A further ten year sentence was imposed for the illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

It was reported in the evidence that Sithole was watching television at home when his stepfather requested him to help with the household chores – the son refused and an argument took place.

A couple of weeks later, the still angry Sithole, shot dead his stepfather in Enhlalakahle on 1st March this year.he was arrested shortly afterwards.

Greytown SAPS Station Commander congratulated Sergeant V.M. Mkhabela on his good work in investigating the case which resulted in the accused receiving a life sentence.

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