Aubrey Manaka, the actual person who is alleged to have murdered Limpopo student Helpful Ramabulana, will know the scheme lengthy he’s going to spend behind bars, because the High Court docket in Limpopo is anticipated to sentence him on Thursday, June 10, 2021.
Manaka has pleaded guilty to all costs in opposition to him including rape, abolish, robbery and residence breaking. Ramabulana, a 21-year-ragged student at Capricorn TVET College become once stabbed 52 times while she become once napping at her off-campus location in November 2019.
The police chanced on her physique in a pool of blood with several stab wounds.
“Police investigations also published that Manaka become once serious about the rape case of a four-year-ragged girl in 2014. This case has since been reinstated. The count become once withdrawn because the J88 of 2014 indicated that there become once no penetration. The doctor also confirmed that there become once no penetration because the sufferer did no longer have injuries, and the sufferer stated that the accused did no longer rape her,” stated the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi.
“The topic adjourned to tomorrow (10 June 2021) for the defence to take care of the court docket on mitigation of sentence and the prosecution will take care of the court docket on aggravation of sentence”
The National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi
Aubrey Manaka apologises for killing Ramabulana
In his confession observation, Aubrey Manaka claims he had no longer deliberate on killing Helpful Ramabulana as he had emotions for her. Manaka claims on the fateful evening, he had with out a doubt supposed on romantically proposing to her, but ended up breaking into her room and killing her.
He has apologised to the younger girl’s family for the crime. His lawyer read out the observation to the court docket.
Ramabulana’s aunt, Mavis Silothimela has stated while they forgive him, he ought to quiet face justice.
“To forgive and fail to remember is no longer easy for us because the family, we forgive him, but we want him to be in court docket except his time, there is a promise, there is certain indication that they’re going to enact justice,” she is quoted as having stated.