Life imprisonment for Hibberdene four
Detective Sergeant Thulebona Khomo of Hibberdene Detective Service investigated a case of murder with aggravated circumstances after four men robbed and killed Bheki Cele (44),in Mfazazane on January 16, 2017. He sustained several gunshot wounds to the head and chest. They made a final appearance in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on July 26. They were sentenced as follows: Ntuthuko Siba Khomo, Xolani Mwandla and Smakahle Smah Cele each received sentences of life imprisonment for the murder and 15 years imprisonment for aggravated robbery. Wandile Ricardo Khomo will also spend 20 years in prison and a further 15 years imprisonment for aggravated robbery. The sentences will run concurrently.