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'Jub Jub' gets 20 years

2012-12-06 08:52

JUSTUCE SERVED?: Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala were sentenced to 20 years imprisonment.

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Protea Magistrate's Court has sentenced musician Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala to 20 years' imprisonment each for killing children with their cars.

They were found guilty of murder.

Magistrate Brian Nemavhidi said: "You did not premeditate the accident, it happened. The court cannot impose the life sentence.”

They were sentenced to four years for attempted murder or the youngsters who survived.

DANGEROUS DRAG-RACING

For use of drugs, driving under the influence of drugs and racing on a public road, each was sentenced to a year in jail on each count but the sentences will run concurrently with the 20 years.

They were drag-racing in Protea North, Soweto, on March 8, 2010 when they crashed into a group of schoolboys. Prince Mohube, Mlungisi Cwayi, Andile Mthombeni and Phomello Masemola were killed. Frank Mlambo and Fumani Mushwana were left permanently brain-damaged.

The children's families were in the public gallery. One of the mothers was seen crying as she rocked herself.

Maarohanye and Tshabalala stood in the dock, heads bowed, listening to the sentencing.

They were found guilty on October 16, 2012, of four counts of murder and two of attempted murder, of using drugs, of racing on a public road and of driving under the influence of drugs.

They intend to bring an application to appeal their sentences on February 7 2012 in the Johannesburg High Court.

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