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”.

24.com 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.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.