The Brandfort Regional Court has sentenced Gaabuse Martin Nkgwedi (32) to 15 years’ imprisonment after he was found guilty of murdering Masego Makhoere. The accused was convicted and sentenced on 6 November. According to findings by the police, the accused had a love affair with the victim, who was killed on 24 February 2017 in Tshepong, Verkeerdevlei, near Brandfort. Her body was reportedly found floating in a stream by a passerby, who immediately informed the police.Nkgwedi was arrested days later in connection with the killing of the woman. His sentencing followed the successful prosecution and intensive investigation by Const. Agosi Maruatle.