Life sentence for eShowe murderers

THE eShowe Regional Court convicted Khishwa Nzuza (38) , Nkanyiso Maxwell Magwaza (28), Samkelo Nkoqoba Mhlongo (28) and Lucky Joe Nzuza (33) to life imprisonment for killing five members of the Mnyango family near eShowe in July 2013 .

The court heard how the accused attacked the Mnyango homestead with a petrol bomb, before setting upon the family with spears and other dangerous weapons. The homestead was raised to the ground.

The 60-year-old mother, two girls aged 22 and 17 and two boys aged 11 and 2, died in the attack.

The attackers then killed some of the family’s cattle.

The accused were arrested in July 2013.

They were also found guilty of attempted murder, for which they were each sentenced to five years imprisonment.

They received an additional five years imprisonment on four charges of arson and another five years for malicious damage to property.

HAVE YOUR SAY

Like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.

For news straight to your phone invite us:

WhatsApp – 072 069 4169

Instagram – zululand_observer

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

agrieco_zululandbaywatch_eyethueasternwatchgetit_zululandnorthern_eyethuzululand_eyethulooklocal.co.zaAutodealer.co.za
Top
Recommended Story
Police search for child killer