Man gets life jail for double murder

Benoni – On Monday the Benoni Regional Court sentenced a man to life imprisonment for killing his girlfriend and his friend’s girlfriend in November last year.

  Double murder accused Moses Mahlangu, 33, was convicted for two counts of murder, and slapped with another 15-year term on the second count.

  The deceased Moloko Mosena, 26, who was pregnant, and her cousin Nthabiseng Mosena, 24, were found dead in a shack. Nthabiseng’s boyfriend, Mahlangu, was suspected for the double murder and was arrested.

  Police spokesperson Raider Ubisi revealed that Mahlangu, after fleeing the Benoni area, was arrested in Reitz, Free State, by Putfontein detectives.

  Putfontein police station commander Lt-Colonel Wellington Mathiane welcomed the hefty sentence and lauded lead detective, Sergeant Philemon Magwaza for the professional work he performed.

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