Three men to serve their #sentence for rape
On 21 June 2018, Inkanyezi Regional Court in Eshowe sentenced Sipho Mgwaba (56) to life imprisonment for rape of a 43-year-old mute victim.
In another case, the Eshowe Regional Court sentenced Mphumuzi Biyela (21) to 15 years imprisonment for the rape of a 15-year-old girl at Qomintaba area, Melmoth.
In another separate case on 28 June 2018, the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court convicted and sentenced Mthandeni Sithole (30) to 12 years imprisonment for raping a 15-year-old victim. It is alleged on 31 March 2017, at 16:00, the victim was at Kwabhongoza area, Richmond. The Plessislaer Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit took over the investigation. The accused was then apprehended and made several court appearance until he was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.