White Farmers Headed to Jail for Murdering Black South African Teenager Over $5 Worth of ...

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- atlantablackstar.com | 3 months ago

A South African court on Wednesday sentenced two white farmers in the killing of a Black teenager they suspected of stealing sunflowers in a remote farming community.

Pieter Doorewaard, 28, and Phillip Schutte, 35, were sentenced to 18 and 23 years in prison respectively for murdering 16-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu, BBC News reported. The pair was convicted in October after being found guilty of murder, kidnapping and other charges.

Pieter Doorewaard, 28, and Phillip Schutte, 35, claimed 16-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu had fallen from their moving van as they drove him to the police station for allegedly stealing sunflowers.

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