Tag: Mpumalanga High Court

“Simbarara” sentenced to life!

The Mpumalanga Division of the High Court convicted and sentenced Velly Teddy “Simbarara” Thwala to life imprisonment yesterday. The court found him guilty for the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, Nontobeko Nosipho Msithini. The court also...

Murder accused denies killing lover

Murder accused, Velly Thwala told the Mpumalanga High Court that his girlfriend was murdered by her ex lover. This was on Monday, March 4 when Thwala took the stand facing a murder charge after his...

Convicted murderer sentenced to two life terms

MBOMBELA - The Mpumalanga High Court sentenced Hlabirwa Rassie Nkune to life imprisonment on Thursday. Hlabirwa was convicted on Tuesday after his trial began on Monday, May 15. He was found guilty on two counts...

“I wished the bullet crippled my mother so she could live,” says daughter of murdered sisters

MBOMBELA- Emotions ran high during the trial of the slain Mazibuko sisters in the Mpumalanga High Court on Wednesday. Hlabirwa Rassie Nkuna’s (37) trial began on Monday and was found guilty on two counts of...

Rassie Nkuna pleads guilty to siblings’ murder

MBOMBELA - Murder accused for fatally shooting two siblings, has pleaded guilty. This was during his trial that began today in the Mpumalanga High Court sitting where Hlabirwa Rassie Nkuna(36), appeared on Monday. Nkuna is...

Mother convicted for stabbing infant to death

The Mpumalanga High Court has convicted Phindile Sibiya from Belfast Trust, Bushbuckridge, to 22 years’ of direct imprisonment for murdering her infant and defeating the ends of justice. Sibiya pleaded guilty to intentionally stabbing her...

25-year-old convicted for the murder of actress

The Mpumalanga High Court sitting in Middelburg sentenced Siyabonga Mbatha to 25 years imprisonment for the murder of actress, Thandeka Emigrant Mdeliswa.  According to the National Prosecuting Authority, Mbatha pleaded guilty to the offenses and...

Man convicted for stabbing ex-lover to death

A 40-year-old man, Vincent Sandile Chabalala was sentenced to 20 years direct imprisonment for murder of his ex-lover by the Mpumalanga High Court sitting in Delmas. He was handed down another 10 years imprisonment for...

Serial rapist gets life sentence and 86 years imprisonment

Prosecutor, senior state advocate Eric Sihlangu, argued that Mnyakeni had no respect for any person, he caused the victims to re-live the ordeal.