Soldier jailed for border murder

2014-04-25 20:28


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Pietermaritzburg - A SA Defence Force member was jailed for 15 years by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court on Friday for shooting dead a man at a border control point four years ago.

Private Paul Jeke, 40, of Orange Farm, Johannesburg, shot Sibekezelo Ndlovu in 2010.

Ndlovu and Mthokozisi Manganyela were driving in Zululand, northern KwaZulu-Natal, when they saw a roadblock and sped away.

Jeke's colleague, police constable Morne Croeser, 35, shot at the car.

The car stopped and as the two men were getting out of the car, Croeser told Jeke to shoot at the two. Jeke shot Ndlovu in the neck.

Judge Jerome Mnguni handed Croeser a five-year suspended sentence for kicking and hitting Manganyela.

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