Man handed down a life sentence for the double murder of 16 year old boys


Dennis Sauls was handed down a hefty sentence on Friday 28 January 2022 by Western Cape high court.

This comes after the accused was convicted for the double murder of two 16-year-old boys in May 2020. According to The Provincial Commissioner of the Western Cape Lieutenant General Thembisile Patekile investigations came to an end when the accused entered into a plea bargain with the state. 

He was found guilty on the two counts of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment on each count, for the possession of an unlicensed firearm was sentenced to 10 years and illegal possession of ammunition he was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment. All these sentences will run concurrently. 



By Everngelista Muza


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