- Sindisiwe Manqele, the convicted murderer of rapper Nkululeko 'Flabba' Habedi has been placed on parole
- While Sindisiwe was sentenced to 12 years behind bars for the musicians killing, her apparent remorse has landed her some leniency with the Department of Correctional Services
- Mzansi took to the comment section with very mixed reaction to the news
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Sindisiwe Manqele has officially been placed on parole. The controversial young lady made headlines back in 2015 for the murder of her boyfriend, rapper Nkululeko 'Flabba' Habedi.
The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) announced her parole today, much to the astonishment of social media users who had hoped to see the convicted criminal serve out her full sentence.
Explaining their decision, The DCS says they believe Manqele has "taken responsibility for the offence she committed and is remorseful".
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Manqele initially testified that she stabbed her boyfriend in self-defence, but the presiding judge dismissed her version of events, saying the amount of force she used to stab her former partner displayed her intentions to kill.
Check out some of the social media reactions to the news:
"That's the spirit of our Constitution. It makes perfect sense to me. We can't punish people forever. Atleast he served time."
"As men, we are in danger."
Senzo Meyiwa: Mzansi continues to call for the arrest of Kelly Khumalo
In related news, Briefly News previously reported that Kelly Khumalo's name is topping the trends list again on social media. After Senzo Meyiwa's murder case was postponed to 30 May, people who are following the case turned all their attention to the Empini singer.
Social media users want the reality TV star, who is the late Orlando Pirates goalie's baby mama, to be arrested. They are also calling for the arrest of all the people who were in Kelly's mother's home when the Bafana Bafana star was fatally shot.
Source: Briefly News