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MAN TO SPEND 20 YEARS IN JAIL FOR KILLING MOTHER OF HIS CHILD: DURBAN
2022/05/26      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 26 May 2022 – On 7 July 2019 at 06:00, Noliswa Nhleko (22) was at her place of residence on Mthelekisi Road in Ntuzuma with her four-year-old daughter when the father of her daughter Mduduzi Mdukani (35) broke the door, window and assaulted her with a timber, a concrete pole on the face and head following a domestic dispute. Her daughter who witnessed the incident ran to her grandmother to seek help. The mother succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

A case of murder was opened for investigation at Ntuzuma police station. Mdukani left the area and went into hiding in Gauteng. In September 2019, police proceeded to Gauteng and arrested the accused for murder. He appeared in the Ntuzuma Magistrates’ Court and was remanded in custody. On 20 May 2022, he was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by the Ntuzuma Regional Court.