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CT man to be sentenced for murder of Hawks official

Holz was ambushed, robbed and stabbed to death along the N2 highway near Macassar last year.

FILE: Warrant Officer Petrus Holz. Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The man found guilty of the murder of Hawks official Petrus Holz is expected to be sentenced in the Western Cape High Court today.

Adrian Hendricks was last week found guilty of five charges, including murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances.

Holz was ambushed, robbed and stabbed to death along the N2 highway near Macassar last year.

It was one of several attacks which occurred on a stretch of the N2 last year.

The Helderberg Crime Watch is among several groups which has called for security to be beefed up on the freeway.

The organisation's Hugh Roe said: "We are extremely happy that the culprit has been brought to book. I hope the judge throws the book at him and he never sees the light of day again because as far as I'm concerned, this is the only way the perpetrators of these kind of crimes need to be addressed going into the future."