Too old and vulnerable for jail, at least, that’s what former Crime Intelligence boss, Richard Mdluli is claiming in the High Court in Johannesburg during his sentencing proceedings.
Mdluli was convicted of assault and kidnapping related to the 1998 disappearance of his alleged lover.
He is asking the court to impose a sentence of correctional and community service.
In other news – DA calls for immediate suspension of Gauteng health head
The DA in Gauteng has called on premier David Makhura to immediately suspend the province’s health head, Prof Mkululi Lukhele.
This comes after a report in City Press at the weekend that Lukhele was allegedly implicated by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) in the irregular award of personal protective equipment (PPE) contracts. Learn more