Court name
High Court of eSwatini
Case number
61 of 2004

S v Maseko (61 of 2004) [2004] SZHC 34 (29 March 2004);

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[2004] SZHC 34

 

 

 

You have been convicted of culpable homicide. This is a serious offence. I will take into account and in your favour the circumstances surrounding the commission of the offence the fact that the stabbing occurred in the context of the fight. I will also have to take into account that you the first offender. In the circumstances I sentence you to five years imprisonment two years of which will be suspended for 3 years in condition that you are not found to have committed a similar offence or an offence in respect of which violence is an element during the period of suspension. The sentence is backdated to the 23rd of February, 2003.

 

 

ALEX S. SHABANGU ACTING JUDGE