Ten LIFE terms for serial rapist #AyihlomeAgainstGBV
KwaZulu-Natal: A serial rapist who preyed upon woman in the Bergville, Ematsheni and Ladysmith areas was recently convicted. The Pietermaritzburg High Court sentenced Thokozani Joseph Kubheka (34) to ten life sentences and a total of 202 years’ imprisonment.
Kubheka stood accused of 34 counts which included 16 counts of rape, nine counts of housebreaking, seven counts of robbery with aggravated circumstances as well as two of kidnapping. Kubheka was a cunning criminal who preyed on Bergville, Ematsheni and Roosboom, Ladysmith communities.
KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa commended the Ladysmith FCS team for thoroughly investigating the cases which led to the successful prosecution of the accused.