Police killer sentenced to 15 years in jail


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BY REGINALD KANYANE

POTCHEFSTROOM High Court sentenced a man who was accused of murder to fifteen years imprisonment on Wednesday. Motsamai Clement Lekgatle, 44 was arrested for the murder of his girlfriend, Mani Minah Moletsane.

A 27 year-old woman was working for Potchefstroom Crime Intelligence police.

The Hawks provincial spokesperson, Capt Tlangelani Rikhotso said the atrocity took place in November back in 2015. She said the accused found Moletsane in a car with another man at a tavern in Ikageng.

“The accused approached the pair and assaulted the man. He drove off with Moletsane and fatally shot her on their arrival at his house,” Rikhotso said.

The Hawks Provincial Head, Major General Linda Mbana welcomed the conviction.

“We want to laud the investigation team. We also want to warn that the killing of police will not be tolerated in the province and perpetrators will be brought to book,” Mbana said.

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