Mur­derer’s trail from club to jail

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July 13 2008

Ra­jiv Naran­das stabbed 31-yearold Veenand Singh to death out­side a Sand­ton night­club and later handed him­self over to po­lice.

15 years

Naran­das went as far as the Con­sti­tu­tional Court to es­cape jail. Naran­das first ap­pealed against his con­vic­tion and sen­tence to the High Court in Jo­han­nes­burg. His con­vic­tion was con­firmed, but his sen­tence re­duced from 18 years to 15. Naran­das then took the mat­ter to the Supreme Court of Ap­peal and lost.

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