Alutha Pasila who murdered his girlfriend Nosicelo Mtembeni (23) chopped her into pieces, packed her body inside a suitcase and dumped it on the street was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Another 10 years was added on Pasila's sentence for interfering with the arm of the law. Nosicelo was a 4th year student at Fort Hare University where she studied law. Judge Thani Bhense said pasila will serve jail time for all the cases he was sentenced for.
Pasila confessed that he killed his girlfriend after suspecting her of cheating. He told the court that he used the internet to search for ways of hiding a dead body.
Many people were shocked by the brutality Nosicelo was killed with, she was expected to graduate next year. National Prosecuting Authourity in Eastern Cape revealed that they are happy with the sentence given to Pasila as this is what they wished for him.
They have also mentioned that this sentence will send a message to others who think they can get away with abuse against women and children.
Sources : www.isolezwe.co.za
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