Rosselloty’s appeal denied

2013-12-17 00:00

PIETERMARITZBURG man Gerald Rosselloty, handed two life sentences for murdering a lover and the rape of a six-year-old girl, was on Friday denied leave to appeal against the convictions and sentences.

Trial judge Rishi Seegobin convicted Rosselloty (41) in November 2012 of murdering Nokwaza Ntuli, setting fire to her body, the rape of the girl and setting alight a house to mask his crimes.

He said that there was no reasonable prospect of another court coming to different decisions. Rosselloty appeared for himself in the same court in which he was convicted.

Rosselloty had previous assault and drug convictions.

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