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Centane man handed 15-year jail sentence for 2014 fatal stabbing

Feb 10, 2017
Centane man handed 15-year jail sentence for 2014 fatal stabbing

The Centane Regional Magistrate's Court on Thursday convicted and sentenced 35-year-old Abongile Mrwetyana to 15 years behind bars for the murder of a 35-year-old man, Xuba Mbangi, in 2014.

"It is alleged that the deceased was stabbed multiple wounds all over his body by the accused," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"He was stabbed to death on 24 October 2014, at about 04:30 at Sigangala Village, Centane.

"The motive for the murder was not clear."