11 life terms for 'reign of terror'

2012-10-02 21:54

Johannesburg - A convicted rapist was sentenced to 11 life terms by the Waterval Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, Limpopo police said.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said Zimbabwean-born Moses Hungwe waged a "reign of terror" between 2007 and July last year.

He was convicted on 11 of 19 counts of rape, assault and robbery.

"The unremorseful Hungwe used to prey on women collecting water, firewood or working in the fields in Waterval, Tshitale, Levubu and Vuwani villages," Mulaudzi said.

The women were aged between 18 and 87.

Hungwe was linked to 19 rapes through DNA evidence, but several women chose not to testify.

Limpopo police commissioner Lieutenant General Thabethe Simon Mpembe welcomed the sentence.

"This sentence is a victory not only for the SA Police Service, but for all vulnerable women and children in the country."

  • Yolande Waggiet - 2012-10-02 22:22

    he should flipin die!

  • megan.perrow - 2012-10-03 04:14

    This is good and hopefully will send a message that heinous crimes against women and children WILL NO LONGER BE TOLERATED

  • douglas.reid.921 - 2012-10-03 04:58

    So he goes to the big hotel, never has to work again in his life and never has any financial worries. Worst part is that taxpayers must foot the bill.

      Mark - 2012-10-03 07:40

      Big hotel? LMFAO! Would you want to book in there.

  • Bonga Nomlala - 2012-10-03 06:06

    11 life term is not enough they must cut the penis short nd put d pipe only 4him to pee., we tired of these idiots now...

  • vincent.vinsaint - 2012-10-03 06:13

    Wooden hammer kwa! Life sentence, period! A person can only die once! What's with killing u 11 times??? Was the court room fazed by this judgement? 24 c'mon now. Kill him, he's death but, still alive...kill him 11 times.

  • Nolwazi Xolelwa - 2012-10-03 06:52

    this is not on thes people must be killed. I am reading about rape and murder everyday. Our country is a mess! bring back the rope!

  • israel.maseko.5 - 2012-10-03 07:53

    Something needs to be done hey, our own Corrie Sanders was also killed by Zimbabeans nationals.

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