Police Constable sentenced to 15 years in jail in Taung



A STUDENT constable, 30 was sentenced to 15 years in prison for two cases of robbery. Northern Cape police spokesperson, Lieutenant Col Dimakatso Mooi said Kabelo Godffrey Setlhabi (who was a student constable in the South African Police Service) sentence will serve as deter to other criminals.

“It will also show that no one is above the law regardless of where you are employed. Setlhabi was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by Taung Regional Court for two cases of business robbery on Tuesday.

“At the time of the robberies, Setlhabi was stationed at Delareyville Police Station as a student constable. The robberies happened on February 2012 at Pampierstad and Sekhing village respectively. The accused used a firearm on both robberies and was arrested through intelligence gathered information,” Mooi said.



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