Son sentenced for killing father

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STELLALANDER-SETLAGOLE: A 37-year-old son was sentenced on Thursday (9 June) after killing his own 60-year-old father.

Tshepo Andrew Mmusi (37) was sentenced by the Atamelang Magistrates’ Court on for killing his own father, William Tshegofatso Mmusi (60).  Tshepo was sentenced after he entered into a plea bargain with the State. The court heard evidence that Tshepo initially reported that his father, William, went missing on 12 October 2021.  
However, two days, Tshepo admitted during an interview with police that he murdered his father and burnt his body. Upon investigation the body was found at Ramabesa Village, Setlagole. Tshepo was arrested and remained in custody throughout the duration of the court case.
Due to excellent investigations by sergeant Mbulelo Victor Isake of the Setlagole Detectives, Tshepo Mmusi was found guilty for murder and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment. Lieutenant General Sello Kwena commended the Investigating Officer and prosecution for a sterling job.