Man sentenced to 18 years for murder of his girlfriend

DURBAN – The Pietermaritzburg High Court sentenced Mduduzi Ntshangase (36) to 18 years imprisonment for murder. The court heard how he brutally killed his girlfriend in Nongoma and gave him a befitting sentence. The matter was finalised within two months at court after the accused pleaded guilty.

It is alleged that on 11 January 2020 at 21:30, at KwaJomela area, a 26-year-old Lwazi Myeza was strangled to death by a known suspect. She sustained bruised all over the body. A white enamel cup was found on deceased’s mouth. A case of murder is being investigated by Nongoma SAPS. A 36-year-old Mduduzi Ntshangase was arrested and charged with murder. He made several court appearances until his sentence.

Source: South African Police Service