Friday, 24 January 2020
Hoopstad: A 26-year-old accused, Harmans Bontes, was found guilty on 21 January 2020 and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for murder of Mxhabanici Manyache (25).
Murder weapon was also found on the scene. It was discovered during trial that, on the 01 October 2017, members of Hoopstad SAPS was informed about an unknown African man lying in the pool of blood in the street of Tikwana.
Police responded to the scene and on arrival, they found a body of Manyache lying in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds. Medical Emergency personnel were called and the deceased was certified dead on the scene. The motive of the killing is still not known.
The case was assigned to Detective Ndlovu who left no stone unturned during his investigation to ensure that Harmans Bontes remained in custody whre he belongs.