THE HIGH COURT OF SWAZILAND
the matter of:
accused was convicted by the Magistrate (Mr Nxumalo) at Manzini on a
charge of theft of 24 sheep in contravention of the Stock Theft Act
No.5 of 9182 as amended. He was sentenced as follows-
years of imprisonment without the option of fine. Half of the
sentence will be suspended for 3 years conditionally.
evidence led by the crown proved the commission of the offence to
which the accused had pleaded guilty. The conviction is accordingly
confirmed on review. The sentence calls for some correction in that
the conditions on which a portion of the sentence was suspended were
not spelt out.
sentence is altered to read -
accused is sentenced to 2 years imprisonment. Half the sentence is
suspended for 3 years on condition that the accused is not convicted
of any contravention of the Stock Theft Act No.5 of 1982 committed
during the period of suspension.
accused is to be brought before the Magistrate to have the effect of
this order explained to him.