Killer taxi boss sentenced to life

2016-09-10 07:20
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Durban - A taxi boss was sentenced to life imprisonment for assassinating a rival taxi owner, by the Mtubatuba High Court on Friday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Sipho Mondli Zulu was sentenced to an additional 10 years behind bars for the attempted murder of two women who were travelling with his victim at the time of the killing in April 2014, Lt-Col Thulani Zwane said.

“Nelson Cele, 47, who was a taxi owner at the Maphumulo Taxi Association was travelling in his vehicle with two occupants in the Malovana area when they were accosted and shot.”

Cele died in hospital. A case of murder and attempted murder was opened at the Kranskop police station for investigation.

Zulu was a taxi owner in the same association.

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