Man gets 12 years for murdering girlfriend

THABAZIMBI – Twenty eight year old Jacky Modise Dube from Regorogile Ext 1 was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment for the murder of his girlfriend in July last year in the Thabazimbi Regional Court on 2 March.
He was also sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment, to be served concurrently with the 12 year sentence, on the possession of an unlicenced firearm.
In July last year Dube, under the influence of alcohol, had an argument with his girlfriend about an alleged affair she had had with another man. He shot her three times with a gun that he borrowed from a friend. She was hit in the stomach and chest and died on the scene.
Dube was apprehended that same day by the police at another house.  He will be serving his sentence in the prison in Polokwane.