Former security officer gets 20 years for execution-style killing during July riots

Judge says though the incident happened at the height of the unrest, it was not related to it

25 March 2024 - 17:16 By MFUNDO MKHIZE

A former security company employee was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for the execution-style killing of a Verulam man during the July 2021 riots...

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