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Eastern Cape man jailed for life

2012-06-08 22:04

Johannesburg - An Eastern Cape man was jailed for life on Friday for armed robbery and murder by the Eastern Cape High Court, police said.

Mpumelelo Koti, 36, was found guilty on charges of armed robbery, murder and illegal possession of a firearm, said police spokesperson Mtati Tana.

Koti and two others robbed a convenience store at a service station last year.

While making their escape, they shot and killed a man in the parking area.