Murder accused sentenced
A 39-year-old man was convicted and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for murder at the Empangeni Magistrate’s Court last week.
Celimpilo Mlondo appeared last Friday morning, where he was found guilty and sentenced for the murder of Sipho Sibiya (28).
According to King Cetshwayo Cluster Police spokesperson, the murder occurred in Macekane, just outside Empangeni, in December 2013.
‘The two are believed to have gotten into some kind of argument while they were drinking and Mlondo stabbed Sibiya in the neck,’ said Mdlalose.