- A man was sentenced to 80 years in prison in 2019 event taxi violence.
- A member of the Kempton Park Taxi Association was shot dead during the incident.
- The accused was linked to the murder through a firearm seized during his arrest.
A Gauteng man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison at the South Gauteng Supreme Court in Johannesburg after being convicted of a 2019 taxi violent incident. One person was killed in the incident.
Roy Mlungisi Ndawonde, 49, was convicted on Monday on several charges, including murder, theft and illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
Ndawonde was found guilty of killing 34-year-old Nomsa Makhanya.
Makhanya, a member of the Kempton Park Taxi Association, was killed on March 28, 2019, near her home in Tembisa while she was with her daughter.
He was killed in several shots, said Colonel Dimakatso Sello, a police spokesman.
The case was referred to Sergeant Mokgola Rapetswa, an investigator for the Gauteng Organized Crime Investigation Unit.
“Rapetswa immediately began an investigation and teamed up with Sergeant Mandla Masondo and Sergeant Bhekumuzi Dlamini to resolve the case. Rapetswa meticulously gathered all available evidence that led the team to an address in Vosloorus, where Ndawonde was arrested.”
The team found a hijacked vehicle and an unlicensed firearm and ammunition during the capture.
Sello said the recovered firearm could be linked to the murder.
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Gauteng, a taxi driver, was sentenced to 80 years in prison for violence
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