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South Africa: 28-year-old Zimbabwean Handed 6 Life Terms & 192 Years In Jail

South Africa: 28-year-old Zimbabwean Handed 6 Life Terms & 192 Years In Jail

A 28-year-old Zimbabwean national has been handed six life terms and 192 years behind bars by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for a string of crimes.

Wellington Kachidza pleaded guilty to 34 counts – six counts of murder, three counts of rape, eight counts of kidnapping, eight counts of extortion, eight counts of robbery with aggravating circumstances and being in the country illegally.

According to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Kachidza’s crime spree took place in Pretoria, between January 2018 and December 2019.

Kachidza’s murder victims were men whom he’d lure under the guise of seeking assistance with driving before kidnapping them and demanding ransom money from their families. He would then kill the men after the monies were paid.

The reported cause of death based on post-mortem for the victims was head injury or trauma to the head. Said NPA spokesperson Lumka Mahanjana:

With the three female victims, he pretended to be offering employment opportunities, he would lure them to a close-by bush or veld, rape them and rob them of their belongings and walk away. Kachidza was arrested on the 15 of January 2020, based on an intelligence-driven operation and was later linked by DNA evidence to the rape counts. He has been in custody since his arrest.

The lead prosecutor in Wellington Kachidza’s case, Prosecutor Adv. Pieter Coetzer argued in court, that the motive behind his crimes was pure greed – and that his evil deeds have had a severe impact, particularly on his rape victims and the families of the men he murdered.

More: The South African


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36 Comments

Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 2 months ago

Shona or no Shona all we need is justice and it has been delivered,

kumaShona guys arimuno please musatsamwire Factos munhu arikutsvawo nyaya zvake kuda kupedzera vanhu njere nekuti tinobva tasiya nyaya dzapindula toti take take naye ipapo anobva aita celebrity kkkk saka ngatibvumei zvese zvaataura...


Saul 2 months ago

Six life sentences yho if he dies at 50 it means minus one wth a remainder of 250 years (5 life sentences ) plus the 192 yez yohhhh

Repent ppl


Wayne 2 months ago

He killed 6 people should be put to sleep permanently


Coole 2 months ago

Wayne swiii yin 😂

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Bona 2 months ago

This Kachidza deserves Chikurubi. Not some nice SA beautiful Jails.

#Chikurubi4Kachidza


J 2 months ago

My frend SA jails ain't nice. Whoever told you that lied.

RaKeCrA 2 months ago

Let us just respect ourselves and shut up when we have nothing to say. As Zimbabweans we should say that we are disappointed as Zimbabwe as a whole. It seems like we are simply rearing criminals, yet from today it is much better to develop our youths so that they won't sit on their hands. Please let's just use our minds and stop posting senseless comments. Thank you Pindula for the update. They that incriminate themselves should rot in jail.


Vybz Kartel 2 months ago

Let him rot in jail even if he is a Shona or half breed no room for tribalism we are one aslong as Zimbabwe is a teapot shaped we are one.


Bright 2 months ago

Ummm dzimwe nyaya idzi dzinenge dziri dze chokwadi her bcz ku south wakatenga foni yaishandiswa kupara mhoswa ka vanobata iwewe wopiwa mhosva dzese even sim card unogona kushandisa raishandiswa na some one bcz zera nemhosva ummm


Chief 2 months ago

Nekuti MuShona here???at least e **** admitted...

Beasty boy 2 months ago

Notice to Shona people::

The Bulawayo pregnate woman association has complained to local authorities and to us their Ndebele husbands that they are mostly abused by the noise done by the Shona expecting woman during delivery,as this causes them to fail to concentrate on their delivery also because they will end up laughing too much instead of delivering.

This other lady said ,"my ribs are painful coz there was this Shona delivering a baby @ Mpilo Hospital,she would scream like a donkey hooihooihooihooi and turn to prophetic tounges rambacashasanda cashorapat mbeva uya and starts speaking languages like Tswana riririiriririririri and Chinese also".She also added by saying that Shona must have gave birth to this Kachidza guy the SHONA criminal..

Yours truely

Mbeba zema Shonaland


Headless chicken 2 months ago

Beast boy.dai pasina kuti ndukuisa amai vako ndanga ndichida kukusvasvanga.ndomunzwira tsitsi mukadzi uya kutambisa 9 months akatakura iwe mu****u.uri musoro bhangu **** risina hunhu.uri hurume hwakatambiswa

Phidza 2 months ago

Mandeks Please tiitirei order

Tkt 2 months ago

best comment ever 😂...Shonas sent packing like Ukrainians

Mᴀʀᴀᴠᴀᴢᴀ 2 months ago

Jᴜsᴛ ᴄᴀʟʟ ʜɪᴍ ᴅᴇᴀᴅ....ᴀs ᴊᴀɪʟ ʙᴇᴄᴏᴍᴇs ʜɪs ᴘᴇʀᴍᴀɴᴇɴᴛ ʀᴇsɪᴅᴇɴᴄᴇ. Iɴ ᴛʜᴏsᴇ sɪɴɢʟᴇ ᴄᴇʟʟs ʟɪғᴇ ɪs ʜᴇʟʟ.


Bright 2 months ago

Umm akawanda makore ayo mhani heyi anofiramo ka


Neo 2 months ago

What happened to hanging....
In this case i support it.

Without regrets

2 months ago


Tshaka Zulu 2 months ago

Keep that Shona locked up for good and please don't feed him anything but RATS only.


Tkt 2 months ago

They must never make that mistake 😉,let him miss e rats...no rats meals for him,it wld b befitting punishment

Mundevere 2 months ago

Let's stop tribalism my brother

gwanda lose 2 months ago

this kachidza guy is useless he derserve that punishment


thabo 2 months ago

jail life shem , this is difficult


Kwest Myguy 2 months ago

mmmm kachidza kaaa, zvangooneka kuti wayifaitira kugara mahara hupenyu hwako hwese


Coole 2 months ago

The Makwese People again in SA kkkkkk
Assuming that u have 10yrs living in SA now plus 190yrs = 200yrs
History in SA ,A foreigner lived 2 centuries in South Africa
He was a Shona from Zvimbapwe


Chief 2 months ago

Yah he shld rot in jail...he will surely miss eating rats n mice

Zvimbazi 2 months ago

Wa sunungurwa ne Jeri re SA . No need for permit ,you can stay in SA for good
Zim is not good at all.Netone data rakudhura 900usd for 80gb . Mnangawagwawaga achiti mamira mumusoro hanzi bond haribve. finally, let me say that SA jails are better than living in Harare .

Truly speaking Mnagwangwagwga is sick in the Head , how can you watch the whole of Zimbabwe slmost 3/4 of Citizens struggling to afford food . What kind of Leadership is this . At least 2 of the most famous dictators Mugabe and Gadaff managed to give free education but Ediot ma1


Shobele 2 months ago

@ hulk hogan & @factors my uncles lets all be 1 inthe body of Christ


Never 2 months ago

Is south Africa the place for exercising your evil deads all the way from Rape, kidnapping, theft, murder and exorting monies. May our God intervene.


Zvazvanga zvingori 2 months ago

You are going to live long in the SA jails.You are going to be the case study of all training barristers in criminal law.The good,the,bad,the ugly side of all international laws that were used will be reviewed but you will not get a feel of the outside world.Good food,medicine will be provided to keep you going.


factos 2 months ago

shonas on it again


Mundevere 2 months ago

No to Tribalism

Antitribalist-Antiracist 2 months ago

@factos - yes kachidza was way out of his humane nature by being heartless and ruthless but it does not warrant that you label evr shona to be the same.

napiri 2 months ago

Mazim anetsa kusouth .neage yake anobuda abox


Hulk Hogan 2 months ago

Another Shona on the list.


shobele 2 months ago

kkkkk why do yu indirectly fight each other


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