Durban - Pietermaritzburg businessman Rajivee Soni was sentenced to 30 years in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday.
Soni was convicted in September for the 2013 murder of Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram.
Sewram, a father of two, was killed outside his surgery, in Chota Motala, Raisethorpe in May 2013.
On September 19, the Pietermaritzburg High Court found Soni guilty on six charges including murder and conspiracy to commit murder.
Soni believed that his wife, Kerusha, and Sewram were involved in a romantic relationship.