Leigh Matthews (South Africa) - Donovan Moodley - Appeals


Moodley has maintained an infrequent handle on the South African media's radar by appealing his sentence. In his first appeal in November 2005, Moodley appealed to the Supreme Court, requesting a retrial.

In June 2006, Moodley appealed once more, claiming that he had worked with co-conspirators in the murder, and that the police had failed to bring them to book. He also claimed to have been framed.

In November 2009, Moodley approached the Johannesburg High Court to have his life sentence overturned on a technicality. His original sentence was deemed to be fitting, and the court ruled against his claim. Moodley mentioned in a hand-written note given to journalists, that he planned to approach the Constitutional Court to seek justice.

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