Latest News Editor's Choice

News / National

Pressure from children for meat prompt man to steal neighbour's sheep

by Stephen Jakes
21 Feb 2020 at 06:37hrs | Views
A Ntabazinduna man has appeared in court for stealing and slaughtering  a neighbour' sheep after his children pressed him that they wanted meat.

Vusumuzi Malata (43) appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Lizwe Jamela.

He allegedly stole a sheep belonging to Siboniso Sibanda (60).

He was sentenced to 350 hours of community service.

On February 12, Malata stole Sibanda's sheep and slaughtered it and took the meat to his home.

Sibanda's child discovered the theft and reported to elders and investigations led to his arrest.

Source - Byo24news