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Sithole killers sentenced to 17 and 10 years respectively

Two men involved in the murder of Mozambican national Emmanuel Sithole, have been sentenced to 17 years and 10 years each.

Sithole was beaten and stabbed to death in Alexandra last year at the height of xenophobic violence in South Africa.

Sifundo Mzimela and Mthinta Bhengu were found guilty of the murder on 18 April 2015.

EWN reporter Mia Lindeque said the magistrate's sentencing was influenced by their sincerity and relative sense of remorse.


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