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The Supreme Court of Appeal has amended the conviction and sentence of Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson, setting aside their attempted murder and intimidation convictions.
The Supreme Court of Appeal is to hear arguments by the convicted coffin assault duo, Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson, on their sentences and convictions.
Coffin assault victim Victor Mlotshwa says returning to court and seeing his attackers fighting for freedom has been an emotionally taxing ordeal.
Lonia Mlotshwa says she will not forgive two men who assaulted and forced her son into a coffin in Middleburg.
The wives of Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen have broken their silence ahead of their husbands' sentencing, with one saying her 5-year-old daughter was so angry with her father that she told people he was dead.
Convicted coffin assault pair Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson have lost another court battle to be released on bail, pending their leave to appeal on their convictions and sentences.
The Supreme Court of Appeal has granted convicted coffin assault duo Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson leave to appeal their sentences and convictions.
Convicted coffin assault duo Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson will file an application for leave to appeal their sentences in the Supreme Court of Appeal next week, says a legal representative.
The two men who forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him have been sentenced to 11 and 14 years' effective imprisonment respectively, and their leave to appeal has been dismissed.
The two men who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin will have to wait a bit longer to hear if they can spend Christmas at home.
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