Four distinctions for KZN’s best matric jailbird


Four distinctions for KZN’s best matric jailbird

Sandile Stangni, who is serving time for armed robbery, tells how he gave up drugs for academic success


Sandile Stangni, 21, was honoured as one of the top achieving matrics in KwaZulu-Natal – but unlike his peers, who took the stage in their heavily decorated school blazers, he accepted the award under heavy guard.

Stangni was announced as the top-performing matric prisoner in the province. He received four distinctions.

He is currently serving a three-year sentence at Durban’s Westville prison for armed robbery...

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