AN illegal immigrant man was sentenced to life in prison by the Port Elizabeth High Court yesterday for the murder of a Malabar businesswoman in a house robbery three years ago.
Iddy Masood Baruti, 26, also has multiple convictions for drug dealing.
He was part of a group of men who overpowered PE Hiring Services owner Kantharubie Chetty in her Crammer Street house in November 2010.
Judge Chuma Cossie sentenced him to life in jail for the murder of Chetty. He added 40 years in prison for robbery with aggravating circumstances, attempted murder and the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.
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