Jub Jub applies for leave to appeal

2013-02-07 07:47
Jub Jub (Picture: Sapa)

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Jub Jub gets 20 years

2012-12-06 08:30

Watch as relatives of the schoolchildren Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye killed and injured in his car accident are upset over the musician's jail sentence.WATCH

Johannesburg - An application by musician Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye for leave to appeal his 20 year sentence for murder and attempted murder will be heard in the Protea Magistrate's Court, in Soweto, on Thursday.

He and his co-accused Themba Tshabalala were each sentenced on 5 December to 20 years in jail for murder, four years for attempted murder, and a year each on counts of use of drugs, driving under the influence of drugs and racing on a public road. The sentences were to run concurrently.

They were drag-racing in Protea North on 8 March 2010 when they crashed into a group of schoolboys.

Prince Mohube, Mlungisi Cwayi, Andile Mthombeni, and Phomello Masemola were killed. Frank Mlambo and Fumani Mushwana were left permanently brain damaged.

They were found guilty on 16 October and on 7 November, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg rejected an appeal by Maarohanye against the decision to revoke his bail.

- SAPA
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