Gang members behind bars

2017-06-28 06:01

The Virginia High Court has sentenced four members of the notorious Born to Kill (BTK) gang to life ­imprisonment for murdering Neo David Dichaba (51) from Bultfontein in 2012.

Lucky Mhlophe (27), Thembi Mkobo (25), Given Mkabane (26) and Nkosana Jabane (26) had reportedly stabbed the deceased to death in an act of revenge.

The four accused were found guilty on charges pertaining to the Prevention of Organised Crime Act 121 of 1998 regarding gang activities and murder.

Capt. Stephen Thakeng, police spokesperson, said the victim had been killed on 1 September 2012 at about 02:20.

According to Thakeng, on the night in question, Dichaba had apparently been asleep in a house in Phahameng, Bultfontein.

The four men had entered the house with the intention of stabbing the deceased’s nephews, Mamello Motsitsi and Aubrey Dichaba.

Dichaba was the first person they came across and he was fatally stabbed.

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