2020-01-29 06:01

The Hoopstad Magistrate’s Court has cracked the whip on murder accused Harmans Bontes (26) by sentencing him to a 15-year impri-sonment on Tuesday, 21 January.

This is after he was found guilty of murdering Mxhabanici Manyache (25) on 1 October 2017.

Brig. Motantsi Makhele, provincial police spokesperson, said the weapon used for the murder was found on the scene where police found the deceased’s body in a pool of blood.

The victim died due to multiple stab wounds.

Makhele said the body of the deceased was found at about 05:30 in a street in the Tikwana township.

He said the medical emergency personnel certified Manyache dead upon arrival.

“The motive of the murder is still unknown,” he said.


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