The Cape Town Supreme Court on May 18, 1986 was judged by Mr Justice de Kock. It charged the trial of three mentioned suspect with murder. He stated that the total evidence clearly showed that Lindi planned and arranged the attack on Mr Mangaliso with the assistance of Washington 'Manyosi" Nxawe and admitted the assailants to the house intending them to attack and kill her husband'.
Lindi Mangaliso was a wife of the deceased, Victor Mangaliso. She hired three men to kill her husband. She stated in her statement that `behind closed doors Victor abused her physically`, and the other thing was that her husband drank too much and entertained with loose women. However, during the winter of 1984, Lindi decide there was only one way to solve her problems in her marriage, and that was to take the life of her husband.
According to the law and constitution of South Africa during apartheid government people were hanged after committing crime and found guilty of their action in 1980's (death penalty). However, the two hit-men who found guilty of murder were sentenced to death by the state in December 1986.
following all the fights and the differences that Lindi Mangaliso and Victor Mangaliso had. Lindi then arranged hit-men that should paralyze Victor permanently or eliminate him permanently. The hit-men being Sipho Peter and Mbuzeli Shelini. On 16 December 1984 the hired assassins fatally stabbed and killed Victor Mangaliso like they were hired to do.