Mvelo Majola was condemned to six years detainment after he conceded to the robbery of an engine vehicle during the lethal July distress in 2021. The State contended for a custodial sentence.
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Public Prosecuting Authority (NPA) representative Natasha Ramkisson-Kara said Majola was captured subsequent to being trapped possessing a Hino truck - one of nine vehicles taken from Pharmed Pharmaceuticals in Riverhorse Valley, Nandi Drive.
"In his request, Majola said, he knew about certain individuals that partook in the stealing from binge, and one of them had given him the vehicle," said Ramkisson-Kara.
The denounced was captured a couple of days after the vehicle was taken when the police halted him and got some information about the marked vehicle. His responses were not agreeable to them and they called the number marked on the vehicle who informed them that the truck was taken during the agitation plundering.
The proprietor of the truck could emphatically recognize the vehicle. Majola told the police he needed to utilize it to visit a portion of his loved ones and leave it whenever he was finished with it.
"In exacerbation of sentence, Regional Court Prosecutor Vishalen Moodley let the court know that, you plundering and robbery during the agitation were done sharply without really considering law and order or individuals' things," said the NPA representative.
Moodley requested that the court pass a custodial sentence as an advance notice to the other people who took part in the "crazy conduct."
Something like 342 individuals kicked the bucket during the common turmoil of July 2021, which started in KwaZulu-Natal and spread to Gauteng.
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