Death row inmate escapes the noose


A death row inmate has escaped death and has been slapped with 30 years for the murder of his girlfriend.

The convict, Lesupatsela Ramoswaana fought hard to get out of a date with the hangman when the Court of Appeal (CoA) bench on Friday granted his wish, successfully appealing his conviction and sentence.

Ramoswaana has been on death row since October last year for killing his girlfriend, a registered nurse, Lesego Dikole before dumping her in the bushes to rot.

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