Police Minister Bheki Cele is concerned about possible revenge attacks following a mass shooting that took place in Jabulani Hostel on Monday night. Cele visited the area where the incident took place and spoke to members of the community.
The motive behind the shooting that killed 6 people and injured one other person is still unknown.
“Shock and horror still reign supreme as no one can make sense of the killing nor did anyone expect such a tragedy.
On his visit to the area, Police Minister Bheki Cele paid his respects and appealed to the community for assistance with finding the suspects,” says a nephew of one of the deceased.
The seventh victim of the shooting is in hospital. A search for at least three suspects involved is continuing as police probe the massacre.
Killing of a heavily pregnant Tshegofatso Pule
Meanwhile, the Police Minister condemned the killing of a heavily pregnant Tshegofatso Pule. Her story sent shockwaves around the country on Tuesday. Her remains were found hanging from a tree in an open veld on Monday, according to the Gauteng Department of Social Development.
It’s understood Pule’s body was found by a community member in the veld in Durban Deep in Roodepoort.
I am utterly devastated by the gruesome murder of Tshegofatso Pule who was found hanging from a tree in Durban Deep, Roodepoort on Monday. She was eight months pregnant. Let us stand up as communities and say #NotInMyName4TshegoPule.#JusticeForTshegoPule#RIPTshego pic.twitter.com/2PiXd5BU4D
— MMC Margaret Arnolds (@ArnoldsMmc) June 9, 2020
In the video below, friends pay tribute to Pule:
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