AS IT HAPPENED: Coffin assault duo found guilty, to be sentenced in 60 days

2017-08-25 14:00

Coffin assault duo Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, accused of forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin, have been found guilty of six of the seven charges against them. Sentencing will take place on October 23.

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Court in session with both legal counsel teams consulting with the judge. 


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Summary of Judge Mphahlele's judgment: 

Count 1 - Not guilty against Accused Number 1 (Willem Oosthuizen). (Firearm-related charge)

Count 2 - Both accused found guilty. (Assault GBH - Sithole)

Count 3 - Both accused found guilty. (Assault GBH - Mlotshwa)

Count 4 - Both found guilty. (Kidnapping)

Count 5 - Both found guilty. (Attempted murder of Mlotshwa)

Count 6 - Both found guilty. (Intimidation) 

Count 7 - Accused Number 2 (Theo Jackson) found guilty. (Obstruction of justice).  



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Judge Mphahlele continues summarising testimony given throughout the trial in the preamble to delivering judgment. 


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The video in question is now being discussed. 


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 - COURT HAS RESUMED - 

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