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Man handed 12-year jail sentence for brutal knife attack

MAY 16, 2017
Man handed 12-year jail sentence for brutal knife attack

Tsomo Regional Magistrate's Court convicted and on Tuesday sentenced  a 28-year-old man, Thando Mgaguli, to undergo 12 years imprisonment for attempted murder of a 40-year-old man.

"It is alleged that the accused arrived at the homestead of the victim at Ntibane Location, Mthwaku Village, in Ngqamakhwe on 09 June 2016, at about 17:00," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"He started to stab the victim all over his body without uttering a word."

The motive for the attack remains unknown up to now.