FS gang members to serve 5 life sentences for rape and murder


Gang members from the “Stoute van alles” gang were recently sentenced to five life terms by the Bloemfontein High court this after a 38-year-old victim was overpowered and gang raped before she was murdered.

The incident took place on 28 January 2018 when the victim visited a local tavern in Odendaalsrus to buy beer. When she left she was followed by the four members who then overpowered her. According to police spokesperson Brigadier Motantsi Makhele, the victim was gang raped by three of the men, her throat was cut, and she also suffered several blows to the head from a rock.

The victim’s body was discovered by a passer-by who saw the half-naked body of the victim in an open field. The accused number one turned a state witness whilst Erasmus Ramarapetwa Mohlomi (25) was sentenced to two life terms for rape and murder. Borakkie Dan Mofokeng (24 was also sentenced to two life terms for rape and murder and Lebaka Andries Mokhoje (20) to serve life imprisonment for rape.

“The Provincial Commissioner of the Free State, Lieutenant-General Baile Motswenyane welcomed the sentence and applauded the arrest as well as investigating officers for the sterling work in ensuring that these gangsters are totally removed from our society,” said Makhele.

Pierce van Heerden