Murderer gets 18 years in jail

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FRANCISTOWN: Francistown High Court judge, Modiri Letsididi has sentenced Master Goitsemang to 18 years in prison for the brutal murder of his girlfriend, Zibiso Faros in Mathangwane.

The sentence was backdated to 2012 when the accused was first incarcerated after killing Faros with an axe in 2011.  

Goitsemang buried his head in shame after the sentence and was quickly whisked away by prison wardens through the backdoor, denying journalists an opportunity to take his pictures.

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