Robbers' appeal dismissed

Robbers' appeal dismissed
Robbers' appeal dismissed

FRANCISTOWN: The appeal against conviction and sentence by two robbers who put chillies into the eyes of a Chinese businesswoman before robbing her was dismissed by the High court on Monday.

The two robbers, Thabo Ngwenya, a Zimbabwean and his Motswana accomplice, Elias Macheng, were each sentenced to 10 years in jail in 2019 for robbing Wu Xungsheng money amounting to P18,550, cellphones and other gadgets valued at P49,730,00 on September 26, 2017 at Letlhakane village.

Ngwenya was also sentenced to one year in jail for entering Botswana illegally at or near Matsiloje village in 2017 during a date that is unknown to the prosecution.

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