Convicted murderer Johan Kotze and his three co-accused received life sentences in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday. Kotze and Andries Sithole were sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Kotze’s ex-wife Ina Bonette’s son Conrad, and 10 years for kidnapping. Judge Bert Bam found Kotze and Sithole guilty on Monday of killing Conrad.
Independent Online reports their co-accused, Piete Mohlake and Sello Mphaka, were acquitted on the murder charge. However, each of the four was convicted of kidnapping, and of four charges relating to the rape of Ina Bonette. All four men were given life sentences on the rape charges.
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