Grahamstown excessive court docket has sentenced a 36-year-old Japanese Cape man to twenty years in jail.
Kwanele Mqeni was arrested in September, 2019 for killing his 74-year-old mom.
In keeping with the Police, in July 2019, Mqeni was first arrested for assaulting his members of the family at Diphini Locality, Mooiplaas Village, East London.
Mqeni’s mom submitted an announcement to the East London Justice of the Peace’s court docket requesting her son to be launched.
Her request was granted and he was launched on warning on September 2.
On the evening he was launched, he stabbed his 74-year-old mom.
“He additionally attacked his disabled elder brother, nonetheless his brother was rescued by the group members,” police stated.
Kwanele Mqeni was convicted of homicide within the Grahamstown excessive court docket on Friday.
He has been sentenced to twenty years’ imprisonment.
In one other information, Witbank regional court docket on Monday sentenced a thirty-eight-year-old pastor, Sthembiso Nathaniel Kubheka to 30 years’ imprisonment.
He was convicted on one depend of rape and 4 counts of sexual assault.
The provincial police commissioner of Mpumalanga, Lt-Gen Mondli Zuma, was happy with the large years in jail which the court docket gave to the pastor after he was convicted of sexually assaulting boys.