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State does not allow convicted criminal to go to jail

In 2010, a Pretoria man convicted of culpable homicide reported to prison to serve his sentence but was rejected due to an administrative blunder, which took them more than six years to sort out. Now the Supreme Court (SCA) has given him a lifeline, as it would not be in the best interests of the justice system to imprison him all these years later and return his case to a magistrate to consider criminal oversight. On the night of June 30, 2006, Rapholo Edwin Manyaka – then only 20 years old – was involved in a head-on horror crash on…

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