Johannes Kana in court
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South Africa gang-rapist given double life sentence

A South African man found guilty of the rape and brutal murder of a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to two life terms in prison by a court near Cape Town.

State prosecutors had requested this sentence - without parole - for Johannes Kana.

Anene Booysen died in February hours after she was mutilated in a gang-rape and attack that shocked the country.

Nomsa Maseko reports from Swellendam in the Western Cape.

  • 01 Nov 2013