South African Judge Sentences Coffin Assault Duo

Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Martins Jackson - who were found guilty on six of seven charges, including assault, attempted murder, kidnapping and intimidation after they forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him - have each been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars.



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Screenshot from a viral video depicting Victor Mlotshwa being forced in a coffin (file photo).

  • South Africa:  Government Welcomes Coffin Case Sentencing

    SAnews.gov.za, 27 October 2017

    Government has welcomed the Middelburg Magistrate Court's sentencing of Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson to 11 and 14 years imprisonment respectively, who forced Victor Mlotshwa… Read more »

  • South Africa:  Govt Welcomes Coffin Case Sentencing

    Govt of SA, 27 October 2017

    Government welcomes the Middelburg Magistrate's Court sentencing of Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson who forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol on… Read more »

  • South Africa:  Coffin Case Back in Court for Sentencing

    News24Wire, 23 October 2017

    Sentencing in the case in which two men forced another into a coffin will be handed down at the Middelburg Magistrate's Court on Monday. Read more »

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