Serial rapist sentenced to life behind bars


A serial rapist has been sentenced to life behind bars in the Durban High Court on Tuesday.

Bhekunjani Ndimande was found guilty of raping five women and murdering two, as well as malicious damage to property, robbery and escaping lawful custody.

Ndimande raped a heavily pregnant woman and a mentally challenged woman.

Acting Judge Anand Maharaj said that the decision was made as Ndimande “was a danger to society”.

Maharaj noted that even though Ndimande was convicted, he still maintained his innocence.