Thursday, 20 January 2022

Petrus Steyn: The man accused of killing his wife at the graveyard in Mamafubedu; near Petrus Steyn, Thabiso Motloung (40), has been sentenced to an effective 12 years direct imprisonment in the Bethlehem Magistrates’ Court on the 18th January 2022.

On the 01st December 2021, the police at Petrus Steyn were summoned to Mamafubedu graveyard by the community members who saw the body of a female person lying amongst the graves.

On their arrival, they found the body with bruises and stab wounds. The 28 female victim, was certified dead and identified by her mother. A case of murder was opened and a suspect was arrested seven days after the incident.

He appeared several times in courts until he was found guilty and sentenced to twelve years imprisonment.