17-12-2013 11:01 AM | South Africa

200km quest for missing cattle all in vain

A young girl’s 200km quest to find her mother’s nine missing cattle came to nothing when the alleged stock thief, whom she eventually tracked down with little help from the police, had his name cleared by the Pretoria High Court.

An acting judge gave Lucky Boy Nkosi the benefit of the doubt due to the confusion over brand marks.

Nkosi was initially found guilty by an Mpumalanga court of stock theft and sentenced to nine years in jail, as it was his second conviction for stock theft.
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