CONVICTED AND SENTENCED FOR CULPABLE HOMICIDE
By: Nosipho Ntombela
A man was sentenced to seven years imprisonment after he was found guilty for the murder of his wife in May 2013.
Narain Singh (62) was convicted and sentenced for culpable homicide by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court, on Monday.
The victim who was 59 years at that time was on her way home in Cliffdale, near Hammarsdale, when she met Singh who was also her husband.
It is alleged that Singh had an argument with the victim.
The argument led to the assault.
According to the statement released by the Pinetown corporate communication of South African Police Service (SAPS), the accused was under influence of alcohol when the incident
The victim was taken to hospital where she died of her injuries.
According to the statement, Singh made several appearances in court and a charge of murder was changed to culpable homicide.