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SA man who couldn’t accept his stepson’s illness jailed for murder in UK

A British police investigator said the youngster suffered a ‘miserable existence’ at the hands of his stepfather

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A Johannesburg man who turned his mentally challenged stepson’s life into a “miserable existence” for years before killing him in the UK has been imprisoned.

After a six-day trial, the Sheffield Crown Court sentenced 61-year-old Jabulane Abraham Ngcobo to five years imprisonment after he was found guilty of murdering 33-year-old Kabelo Sam Mokoena in Hull in August 2017.

Ngcobo, who was sentenced last week, attacked Mokoena in the family’s home, killing him after he put him into a chokehold. The BBC reported last week that Mokoena died in hospital two days after the attack...

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