Latest articles on Karabo Mokoena

Mantsoe ‘a devil in disguise’, sentenced to 32 years

The judge did not mince words in his sentencing, calling Mantsoe’s remorse ‘self-pity’

Karabo Mokoena killer caught in ‘a web of lies’

Judge Johnson said that the accused had “meticulously covered up the evidence,” but he was now “caught in a web of lies.”

Karabo Mokoena’s family rejoices after Sandile Mantsoe is found guilty in her murder

Mantsoe was found guilty of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm, murder and defeating the ends of justice

Sandile Mantsoe found guilty of murdering Karabo Mokoena

Mantsoe stabbed Mokoena and tried to dispose of her body by burning her remains

Karabo Mokoena murder accused will not testify

Sandile Mantsoe has pleaded not guilty to the charge and faces the possibility of life imprisonment

Security guard refutes Karabo Mokoena suicide assertion

Lucky Nongogo said when he helped Sandile Mantsoe enter his apartment, he did not sense suspicious activity

Was Mokoena alive when her body was set alight? It’s unclear

The coroner she could not determine whether Karabo Mokoena had breathed in soot because her upper and lower airways were no longer present

Karabo Mokoena murder accused pointed out body dumping site

When asked if Mantsoe thought he would receive any benefits from the point-out, Mantsoe allegedly responded, “[I] just want to tell the truth ...”

Karabo Mokoena murder trial postponed

The postponement was granted after the prosecution asked to present photographic instead of lengthy video evidence to quicken the pace of the trial

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