Nephew sentenced to 15 years behind bars for murdering uncle

Murder accused, 27-year-old Sbusiso Eugene Mkhize, appeared in the Umlazi Regional Court for killing his uncle, Reginald Mduduzi Mkhize (48) and was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment, recently.

It is alleged that in August 2014, the accused was at his family home in the Umgababa area when his uncle came into his room and reprimanded him for using drugs.

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The accused left his room and returned with a knife and stabbed his uncle. Mkhize tried getting away from his nephew but he followed him into the yard, sat on top of him and fatally stabbed him.

A case of murder was opened at Amanzimtoti police station for investigation.

In December 2014, police officers proceeded to the Amanzimtoti CBD where the suspect was hiding and arrested him for murder.

He appeared in court and was remanded in custody until he was convicted and sentenced.

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KwaZulu-Natal’s acting provincial commissioner, Maj Gen Bheki Langa, commended the members for tracing and arresting the suspect.

“No one can escape the long arm of the law. Our police will continue to work tirelessly to put criminals behind bars where they belong. We are pleased with the sentence handed over to the accused,” he said.

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