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17-Year-Old Who Raped And Murdered Elderly Woman Gets 18-Year Sentence

17-Year-Old Who Raped And Murdered Elderly Woman Gets 18-Year Sentence…  A 17-year-old convicted of the rape, murder and aggravated robbery of an 81-year-old woman has been sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment by the Northern Cape high court.

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17-Year-Old Who Raped And Murdered Elderly Woman Gets 18-Year Sentence

 

Provincial police spokesperson Capt Olebogeng Tawana said the court also declared the accused unfit to possess a firearm and ordered that his name be added to the national sex offenders register.

“In July 2021, the accused accosted an 81-year-old at her home in Cassel village where he raped, murdered and robbed her of her belongings,” said Tawana.

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“The accused was arrested, the investigating officer, Lt-Col Doggy Magugu, successfully opposed bail, and he was kept in police custody until the finalisation of trial.”

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The acting deputy provincial commissioner for crime detection, Brig Nicky Mills, commended Magugu.

 

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