Masilo to appeal ‘hate’ sentence

Kgosietsile Ngakaagae and Thabo Masilo confer during court recess. PIC KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Kgosietsile Ngakaagae and Thabo Masilo confer during court recess. PIC KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Defence attorney Kgosiitsile Ngakaagae has indicated that he will be appealing Thabo Masilo’s conviction and sentence.

Ngakaagae, speaking immediately on Friday after Masilo was slapped with a 13-year prison sentence for robbery and indecent assault, said an appeal was in the cards.

He said they have had little faith in the trial magistrate since the beginning of the trial. “We are definitely looking at the prospects of the case and we will be appealing both the conviction and the sentence.”

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