Suspended Sentence For Infanticidist Teacher

Justice Lot Moroka
Justice Lot Moroka

FRANCISTOWN: A 31-year-old woman was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted of one count of infanticide.

However, Kefilwe Hiri, a teacher at Sefhophe Junior Secondary School would not spend time in jail.

This came after Justice Lot Moroka suspended the sentence for three years on condition that Hiri does not commit a similar offence.

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