Sentencing expected for ‘heart-eater’

2015-02-25 09:36
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Cape Town - Sentencing of a Zimbabwean man who pleaded guilty to stabbing Mbuyiselo Manona and removing his heart was expected to take place on Wednesday in the Western Cape High Court.

Andrew Chimboza, 35, stated in his plea explanation that he stabbed Manona, 62, to death at the home of a former client last June after a disagreement.

He alleged Manona attacked him with a knife. He retaliated by kicking him in the groin, stabbing him in the neck with a fork, and then repeatedly stabbing him in the neck, chest, and abdomen with a knife.

Manona was his ex-client's lover, who apparently accused Chimboza of having sex with his partner.

The doctor who performed the post mortem was presented with a bag containing neatly diced pieces of Manona's heart.

On Monday, Judge Ashley Binns-Ward listened to final arguments and said he would deliver sentence on Wednesday.

According to Chimboza's lawyer, Yasmine Rajap, the minimum sentence of 15 years in jail for murder was appropriate in the absence of substantial and compelling circumstances.

Prosecutor Jacqueline Sibiya argued that a jail term of 20 years would serve as a deterrent not only to Chimboza but to other would-be offenders.

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