Update: Vendor’s killers jailed for life

Pradeep Mahabeer.

JUDGE Graham Lopes handed down life sentences to the two men who murdered Uvongo flea market trader, Pradeep Mahabeer (59).

Sentencing took place in the Ramsgate High Court earlier today.

Jean Pierre Haggard (25) and Riaan Marais (27) from Sea Park each received a life sentence for murder and 10 years’ imprisonment for the theft of the car, cellphone and household goods.

Mr Mahabeer from Marburg was reported missing on July 2, 2015 and his body was later found near Umkomaas River in August.


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