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2 teens steal, eat neighbour's donkey

by Staff reporter
21 Oct 2016 at 07:12hrs | Views

TWO Mangwe teenagers stole a neighbour's donkey, slaughtered it and went on to eat the meat, a court has heard.

Njabulo Maphosa (19) and Hloniphani Mpofu (18) both of Mayobodo area told Plumtree magistrate Mr Gideon Ruvetsa that they resorted to eating the donkey meat as they were hungry.

They both pleaded guilty to stocktheft charges. They were each sentenced to 12 months imprisonment and six months were suspended on condition that they do not commit a similar offence in the next five years.

Six months were further suspended on condition that they each perform 210 hours of community service at Mathokonyika Primary School.

Source - online