Trio get life for IFP man’s murder

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Gingindlovu, KwaZulu-Natal - Three men have been sentenced to life in prison by the Mtunzini High Court for the murder of an IFP councillor, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.

“Bongumusa Ngema, 27, Douglas Ngcobo, 36, and Sanadu Phiri, 22, were convicted of killing Mfanafuthi Elliot Maphumulo in Gingindlovu,” Captain Thulani Zwane said.

The men were found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday.

Zwane said 50-year-old Maphumulo was attacked and shot four times on February 25, 2009. Police later found his body in bushes near his house at the Mananda Reserve. - Sapa


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