Gang who attacked Ladysmith couple handed 15-year sentence

Gang who attacked Ladysmith couple handed 15-year sentence

A Ladysmith regional court has sentenced a gang of robbers to at least 15 years behind bars for an attack on a local couple. 


Members of the group, Siphesihle Majola, Sibusiso Dladla, Nduduzo Xulu, Thulani Mbhele, Sithembiso Mbuyazi and Bongani Nxumalo, followed Mohamed Ismail home in 2019. 

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They assaulted him with a gun before robbing him and his wife. 

KZN NPA spokesperson Natasha Kara says three of the suspects were slapped with a further eight years and six months in prison for the unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.

"They took R600 from Ismail and fled. They were arrested after one of Ismail's neighbours noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area and jotted down the vehicle's number plate."

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"This information was handed over to the police and the men were found in the vehicle with the money packet taken from Ismail."


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