Benoni man jailed for rape, murder

2012-12-12 14:18
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Johannesburg - The Vereeniging Magistrate's Court sentenced a Benoni man to life imprisonment for raping two women and killing one of them by on Wednesday, Gauteng police said.

Bennet Hobeyane, 25, was arrested in Benoni last year for the crimes, committed in Lenasia in August 2011, Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said. He broke into the women's house and attacked them.

The court sentenced him to 15 years for house robbery, four years for housebreaking and theft, and five years for attempted murder.

He was further sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and got another two life sentences for the two rapes.

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