22 Year Jail Sentence Handed Down to Wife Who Killed Police Officer Husband

22 Year Jail Sentence Handed Down to Wife Who Killed Police Officer Husband

- The wife of late Warrant Officer Thulani Ngwabe will spend 22 years behind bars after she was found guilty of his brutal murder, which happened in 2019

- It has been alleged that his wife Nonkululeko and three other accomplices who allegedly participated in the murder of Thulani

- Thulani's body was found on railway tracks near Portsheptone, KZN, with multiple stab wounds in November 2019 while arrests were made in December of the same year

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46-year-old Nonkululeko Ngwabe was found guilty of the murder of her husband Warrant Officer Thulani Ngwabe and sentenced to 22 years in jail. Nonkululeko allegedly hired accomplices to stab her husband multiple times.

She was served with a 22-year jail term by the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal. Hawks Spokesperson Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo confirmed the news of 51-year-old Thulani's death.

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Thulani's body was found on railway lines near a beach in Port Shepstone with multiple stab wounds in November 2019.

Wife jailed, 22 years for killing police officer husband
The wife of a late police officer has been sentenced to 22 years in jail for his death. Image: Ulrich Baumgarten
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According to a report by TimesLIVE, Thulani was stationed at the Margate Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit. The report explained that Nonkululeko's three alleged accomplices are expected to stand trial from 18 June.


IOL reported that Captain Mhlongo stated that Hawks members arrested Nonkululeko in December 2019 before arresting 25-year-old Sthembiso Mbona, 23-year-old Nhlakanipho Ndovela and 25-year-old Saziso Khambule. They were taken in on charges of murder.

Mhlongo added that the Hawks members left no stone unturned in the investigation into Thulani's murder.

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28-bullet killing

Previously, Briefly News reported that a Gauteng Human Settlements official in the Ekurhuleni region was killed in a hail of bullets after his car was shot 28 times. The incident tragically occurred in Spruitview early in the morning of Saturday, 5 June 2021.

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Tebogo Makhoa was just 52 years old at the time of his death. News anchor and broadcaster Redi Tlhabi as well as Crime Watch vice president Yusuf Abramjee both shared the sad news via social media.

South Africans took to Twitter to share their condolences and love with Makhoa's family and friends.

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