Violent, dark, even psychopathic side of SA society exposed in courts.
Several criminal trials involving the killing, abuse and exploitation of women and children will resume in the High Court in Pretoria over the next few months.
Cynthia Mosupi, 23, and her friend Sharon Gugu Thwala, 24, who in June 2015 kidnapped Letlhabile schoolgirl Boitumelo Dlamini outside her school and then murdered her by dousing her with petrol and setting her alight will be sentenced next week.
The two claimed they only wanted to “frighten” Dlamini to make her stop seeing Mosupi’s ex-boyfriend and that she was accidentally set alight, but the court rejected their version of events.
Early in February, two Nigerian brothers, Obioma Benjamin Abba, 32, and Chinedu Obasi, 38, who ran a brothel from a Sunnyside flat, will be sentenced on two charges of human trafficking and contravening the Immigration Act.
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