A South African policeman, Austin Reynold, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing a Nigerian identified as Ebuka Emmanuel Okoli, National Sportslink reports.
The 24-year-old police constable was said to have committed the crime in Durban, a coastal city in Kwa Zulu-Natal province on January 19, 2018.
The court convicted the policeman three days after he was found guilty of shooting the victim at close range and robbing him during an unauthorized raid on a community where Okoli resided.
Prior to the sentence, the suspect was charged with one count of murder and three counts of robbery.
Reynold ‘s accomplice in the raid, Brinley Pallo, testified against him while giving his testimony before Judge Shyam Gyanda.