Serial rapist's 30-year jail term upheld

Justice Matlhogonolo Phuthego PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Justice Matlhogonolo Phuthego PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: A 33-year-old Tshesebe man, Chemelani Feledi, was yesterday given a 30-year jail sentence for raping his two cousins and a neighbour.

Feledi had approached the Francistown High Court praying for it to tamper justice with mercy and make an order that his sentences run concurrently.

However, Justice Matlhogonolo Phuthego quashed Feledi’s application and upheld the lower court’s ruling.

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