Luyanda Botha Sentenced For The Rape and Murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana. Although this cannot bring the beloved Uyinene Mrwetyana, it is quite satisfying that Luyanda Botha, has been given three life sentences for raping and murdering her.
Botha was also given five years on a charge of defeating the ends of justice because he cleaned his car which he used to transport the lifeless body of Mrwetyana.
Mrwetyana became a statistic for a simple thing as going to the post office to collect a parcel. The UCT student went to the post office on August 8 to inquire about a parcel of clothes she had purchased online. Botha allegedly told her it was not ready for collection.
The parcel arrived on August 16 and Mrwetyana went to collect it on August 24 while the post office was closed. Botha was the only person there. He allegedly let her in and locked the door.