A KwaZulu-Natal jewellery thief used to be slapped with a 56-year jail sentence on Thursday for housebreaking, robbery, murder and tried murder.
Provincial police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele acknowledged one in all the crimes committed by Sboniso Msomi, 33, used to be the murder of his co-accused.
“His sentence follows a series of instances that he had committed in the Kloof, Wyebank and Pinetown areas,” acknowledged Mbele.
“Msomi and his deceased co-accused had been terrorising the owners and robbed them of their belongings.
“On February 19 2018, six males entered homes in the Pinetown dwelling and robbed the occupants in the homes of TVs, money, jewellery, laptops, cellphones and other belongings.