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My son has been let down by justice system he died for: slain ...


My son has been let down by justice system he died for: slain cop’s mom

Family shocked as ConCourt overturns murder conviction of the man who stabbed constable

Senior reporter

The family of a police officer killed while on duty in Pretoria has expressed shock that his killer’s conviction and sentence have been overturned by the Constitutional Court.

Const Kenneth Sithole was fatally stabbed in Sunnyside in Pretoria while taking part in a police operation that aimed to free the crime-ridden streets of the capital’s flatland of criminal activities in 2018.

Liqhayiya Tuta, a law student at the University of SA, stabbed Sithole and his colleague Lawrence Magalefa, believing they were criminals out to rob him. He convinced the highest court in the land to overturn his murder conviction and life sentence on Friday...

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