Man sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for armed robbery

Posted: 30/12/2013 in General


30-year old Mahlomola Yende from Tshepong, De Deur learned the hard way that crime does not pay when he was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by Sebokeng Magistrate Court for crimes he committed earlier this year.

According to Sebokeng SAPS spokesperson, W/O Mzimkhulu Mthimkhulu, “The convicted robber approached the victim who was selling; he then drew a firearm and pointed the victim before demanding money.

The victim took few steps backward and while doing that another male came on his right side with a firearm pointed at the victim’s head. They took the undisclosed amount of money and ran away. The police were notified and case docked was registered.”

On June 29 Yende was arrested and charged with armed robbery. The investigation went till 19 November where he was sentenced and declared unfit to possess the firearm and ammunition.


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