Why Leigh Matthews' killer Donovan Moodley is already eligible for parole

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Donovan Moodley (Photo by Gallo Images / Foto24 / Bongiwe Gumede)
Donovan Moodley (Photo by Gallo Images / Foto24 / Bongiwe Gumede)

Despite being sentenced to life imprisonment, which carries a minimum of 25 years behind bars, for murdering Leigh Matthews, Donovan Moodley is eligible for consideration for parole because of two court judgments.

In July 2004, Moodley abducted Leigh from Bond University, Sandton, and held her captive, demanding ransom money from her family. 

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