Some child rights groups unhappy with sentences for Vanderbijlpark kidnappers
All four kidnappers pleaded guilty in the Palm Ridge High Court on Thursday with the mastermind Tharina Human slapped with a 10-year prison term.
FILE: (From left to right) Tharina Human, Laetitia Nel and Pieter van Zyl appear in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrates Court on 19 September 2019 for the kidnapping of of a six-year-old girl outside of her school. Picture: Kgomotso Modise/EWN
JOHANNESBURG – There is mixed reaction to the jail sentences handed to the kidnappers of a six-year-old Vanderbijlpark girl, with some saying the sanctions were too lenient.