Life terms for chainsaw killers

2008-06-19 00:00

It has become a truism in this country that life is cheap, Pietermaritzburg High Court Judge Jan Hugo said yesterday when he sentenced three men to life plus 15 years’ imprisonment for the brutal murder and robbery of their employer, who was attacked with bush knives before he was almost decapitated with a chainsaw last year.

Investigating officer Sergeant Addesh Ramsaroop said the neck of victim Royith Ramessar (45) was severed about “three quarters of the way through”. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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