House robber sentenced

2016-07-28 06:00

MONDLI Ngidi (24) of Mfazazana in Hibberdene appeared in the Scottburgh Regional Court where he was convicted of house robbery and sentenced on Wednesday, 20 July, to 15 years’ imprisonment.

A second accused was acquitted.

A 32-year-old victim in Marriane Road in Hibberdene was asleep on 23 June, 2015 at 3.40am, when she heard strange sounds.

She awoke to find a stranger in her room. A second suspect emerged from the ceiling and both men helped themselves to, inter alia, handbags, a TV, laptop, two cellphones, jewellery, cosmetics and a hairdryer.

The case was investigated by Detective Sergeant Thokozisi Innocent Gumede of the Hibberdene SAPS Detective Service. - Supplied.

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