SUMMARY The accused was charged with one count of assault with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm, for which an 18-month sentence of imprisonment was imposed. Judgment in this matter was subsequently referred to the Limpopo High Court for review. Upon commencement of the trial in the Dzanani Magistrates’ Court (the “DMC”), the accused elected
SUMMARY On 14 January 2016, in Villiersdorp, Western Cape, the appellants stole 650 metres of copper cabling belonging to Telkom worth a value of R35,000.00, and were subsequently convicted of theft in the district court at Caledon on 13 September 2016.  On 28 February 2017, the appellants were each sentenced to 12 years imprisonment in