Men sentenced for culpable homicide

2016-11-10 06:00

TWO men, accused of culpable homicide, were recently found guilty and sentenced for car accidents, which occurred during 2015.

In the first case, Mbuso Jeffrey Gumbi (32), was sentenced to a fine of R20 000 or one year imprisonment and his driver’s licence was suspended for 12 months.

The accident happened on the N2 near Mfazazane on 23 July, 2015 at 3.15pm.

Two sedans were involved and Gumbi was the driver of one of the vehicles. A man was killed and several passengers were injured.

In the next accident, which happened at Dingimbiza near Umzumbe, the driver, Siyanda Mthethwa (32), was driving a bakkie when he ran over a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was found lying on the ground with multiple injuries to his head.

Mthethwa was sentenced to R12 000 or six months imprisonment.

- Supplied.

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