Nkosi-Malobane applauds law enforcement agencies in Kwesi Hudson murder case
Njabulo Ngubani has been handed a life sentence in the Johannesburg High Court for the 2017 murder of the manager of Sakhumzi Restaurant in Orlando.
JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has applauded the province’s law enforcement agencies for securing a maximum sentence in the murder case of the manager of Sakhumzi Restaurant in Orlando, Soweto.
Twenty-four-year-old Njabulo Ngubane has been handed a life sentence in the Johannesburg High Court for the 2017 murder of Kwesi Hudson.
He was also handed 45 years for armed robbery and the illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. The sentences will run concurrently.
Hudson was gunned down at the Vilakazi precinct eatery.
Ngubane’s accomplice, 21-year-old Mduduzi Ngcobo, was charged with conspiracy to commit murder and is standing trial at the Orlando Regional Court.
Nkosi-Malobane says the sentence will send a strong message to other perpetrators.
“I actually want to thank the investigating officer. I this is not the only and first case that he’s been involved in and I think he deserves an award for how he handled the case."
(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)