- The man convicted of killing Matwetwe actor Sibusiso Khwinana has been sentenced to life imprisonment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria
- The 36-year-old illegal immigrant named Julius Lucas fatally stabbed the young thespian during a robbery outside the Sterland Mall in Arcadia, Tshwane in 2019
- Social media users took to social media after the sentencing to complain that most illegal immigrants are allegedly behind some of the country's worst crimes
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The man who stabbed young actor Sibusiso Khwinana has been jailed for life. Julius Lucas, from Tanzania, was sentenced in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday, 11 May.
The 36-year-old illegal immigrant was also sentenced to 15 years for robbery with aggravating circumstances and a further eight years for contravening the Immigration Act.
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The young star had just watched the movie he starred in, Matwetwe, when Lucas snatched his phone and stabbed him. IOL reports that Lucas fried his State lawyer just hours before his sentencing. The publications reports that Lucas was not happy with his legal representative's service.
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Social media users took to News24's comment section on Twitter to share their thoughts on Lucas' sentencing. Many complained that illegal immigrants are allegedly behind some of the most-fatal crimes in Mzansi.
"Justice is served. Sadly, I won't get to see Sbu in theatre anymore."
" 'An illegal foreigner from Tanzania' is missing from your headline."
"Justice at last."
"That should be the minimal sentence for those murders."
"Illegal foreigners are finishing us in our own country."
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Gomora star Siyabonga Zubane passes away
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Siyabonga Zubane, known for his role as Sdumo on the hit show Gomora, has passed away. His character on the show was known to do anything for money, even hijack cars.
South Africans reacted with shock and sadness at the news of his passing. A memorial service and funeral would be announced in due course.
Zubane joined Gomora in 2020 after his debut. Tributes have flooded in for the late actor on social media according to the Daily Sun. Social media users pour their hearts out at the loss of Zubane.
Source: Briefly News