Teen girl gets three year jail sentence for car theft

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JWANENG: A 19-year-old woman, Phatsimo Ijani of Tutume village, broke down in tears after she was sentenced to three years, five months in jail for car theft and theft common.

Sentencing the accused, Magistrate Odirile Mokgatle said Ijani was young and had mitigated that she had intentions to go to school.

Mokgatle also mentioned that he had considered the accused plea for mercy that she had been reconciled with her family with the intervention of social workers recently after being otracised from them since she was a small child.

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