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SA’s first private prosecution gets judicial nod


SA’s first private prosecution gets judicial nod

Appeal by man who got 15-year sentence for killing his lover is upheld thanks to parents’ 17-year fight for justice


SA’s first successful private prosecution has been given judicial sanction.

Two Western Cape judges confirmed a man’s conviction and 15-year prison sentence for the murder of his girlfriend.

The matter was taken on appeal by Faizel Hendricks, who was convicted of killing 27-year-old Rochelle Naidoo in the Cape Town flat they shared in 2005...

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