Murderer gets life, plus

2015-06-17 06:01

ARRESTED three days after killing Lucky Zondi on 8 October 2014, accused Mbusiseni­ Dlamini was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and robbery in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court last week.

The magistrate imposed a further 15 years for murder and 15 years for the possession of unlicensed firearm.

Second accused, Sfiso Ngubane will stand trial in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on 11 August.

Zondi, a long-time employee of Min Cash, was walking with a friend in Ente Street in the early evening of 8 October, when he was confronted by two men, robbed of his licensed firearm and cellphones, etc, and was then stabbed to death.

On 11 October, following on a co-ordinated effort by Greytown SAPS Crime Intelligence, Msinga SAPS and Field Security, Dlamini was arrested in Msinga and the firearm recovered.

Ngubane was arrested on 15 October. After­ the hearing in court the case was transferred to the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court


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