Three men sentenced for robbery, murder

2015-04-30 16:58

THE Virginia Magistrate’s Court recently sentenced three men each to eight years in prison for murder, robbery and house-breaking. The accused were found guilty for the crimes committed separately in Virginia and Meloding in 2012 and 2014.

The accused are Paseka Lebona (19), Jan Hoffman (27) and Thabo Khangi (30).

Lebona was convicted and sentenced for murder after stabbing his victim with a knife last year in March in Stelte Park in Meloding. Khangi was sentenced for stabbing and robbing his victim of R350 and shoes in 2012, while Hoffman was convicted and sentenced for house-breaking and theft in Eureka Park last year in July. He stole a television worth R8 000. He was busted after the police had found it in his possession last July

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