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‘Rigorous killer’ gunned down girlfriend’s mom, caught fleeing to Mozambique

The Nelspruit Regional Court has condemned 48-year-old Bhuti Khuli Khumalo to 33 years detainment subsequent to being sentenced on charges for homicide, unlawful ownership of a programmed gun and unlawful ownership of ammo.

Birds of prey commonplace representative in Mpumalanga, Captain Dineo Lucy Sekgotodi said the firm sentence follows an episode which happened on December 16, 2015 at Clau, in Kabokweni, where Khumalo killed his sweetheart's mom.

"He went into the place of his then sweetheart and lethally shot her mom, before her and her kin. The couple had a contention preceding the episode. The denounced then left the crime location," said Sekgotodi.

The examination was moved to the Nelspruit-based Hawks serious coordinated wrongdoing examination, where Khumalo was followed and secured at his safe-house in Kabokweni on February 16, 2016.

"During his capture, he took the police to his home at Zwelisha where he brought up the gun he utilized during the commission of the wrongdoing," said Sekgotodi.

Khumalo showed up in court a few times, and he was subsequently conceded bail. While on bail, he missed his next court appearances and a warrant for his capture was given.

"The police didn't rest until he was followed and captured while attempting to escape to Mozambique in 2019. He was then kept in guardianship until his conviction on May 12, 2022.

"Khumalo was condemned on Thursday to 15 years in jail for homicide, 15 years in jail for unlawful ownership of a gun and three years detainment for unlawful ownership of ammo," Sekgotodi said.

The court requested that the sentence for homicide and ownership of the gun run simultaneously.

Khumalo was likewise pronounced unsuitable to have a gun.

In the interim, Mpumalanga common top of the Hawks, Major General Zodwa Mokoena has invited Khumalo's condemning, depicting him as a "thorough executioner".

"There will be no stone left unturned in Mpumalanga with regards to wrongdoing, all the more particularly where a gun is involved," said Mokoena.

Source : https://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-and-courts/rigorous-killer-gunned-down-girlfriends-mom-caught-fleeing-to-mozambique-b03b68d8-4f70-4bc2-b25a-a40659cfc414

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