Pretoria, South Africa: Truck driver guilty on 24 counts of culpable homicide

14 Nov

A truck driver who admitted driving negligently and in so doing causing the death of 24 farmworkers when the truck he was driving was hit by a train on a level crossing has been found guilty of multiple counts of culpable homicide. The prosecution accepted the guilty plea and dropped the more serious murder charges facing the truck driver in respect of the collision that occurred on July 13th, 2012. The trial has been adjourned until February 2014 when sentencing will take place.

One Response to “Pretoria, South Africa: Truck driver guilty on 24 counts of culpable homicide”

  1. www.newsafrica.co.uk November 14, 2013 at 17:22 #

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