Women are exposed to violence everyday in South Africa, Here are 5 SA Celebrities Who Are Currently In Prison For Murdering Their Spouses. Their actions left many South African shocked as their victims were gruesomely killed. Others where burnt and soaked in acid with an attempt to conceal their bodies and murders.
1.Pitch Black Afro
Pitch Black Afro is a South African Kwaito/Hip Hop MC from the Johannesburg township of Soweto. He found rapping a successful way to control his stutter. Pitch Black Afro was arrested on the 9th of January 2019 for allegedly murdering his wife on new years eve in 2018. He was charged (in the Magistrates Court of Johannesburg, held at Johannesburg) with premeditated murder and defeating the ends of justice.
Former sprint runner, Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius was convicted of the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2014. On 19 December 2017, it was confirmed that Pistorius had filed papers with the Constitutional Court to appeal the newly increased sentence and have his previous six-year sentence reinstated. On 9 April 2018, it was confirmed that on 28 March 2018 the appeal was dismissed by the courts; Pistorius will not be eligible for parole until at least 2023.
Donald Sebolai the former Jozi FM Dj was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Friday for the murder of his girlfriend, Dolly Tshabalala and defeating the ends of justice. He was convicted of defeating the ends of justice after going on the run for over a week after the crime, with the court finding he had cleaned the blood stained floor and removed the murder weapon from the scene.
Sindisiwe Manqele was handed 12 years for the murder of rapper Flabba. Sindisiwe murdered her boyfriend, rapper Nkululeko Habedi in 2015 and . Her sentence was handed down in 2016 by Judge Solly Sithole at High Court in Palm Ridge in March 2016.
5. Sandile Mantsoe
Sandile Mantsoe sentenced to 32 years in prison after murdering his ex-girlfriend Karabo Mokoena. Sandile was a well know forex trader who showed off his wealth on social media. Sandile was also found guilty of defeating the ends of justice and of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.