KZN teenager dies after being brutally assaulted
A 19-year-old KwaZulu-Natal mom dies after being assaulted in Sweetwaters, exterior Pietermaritzburg, on Monday.
In response to the provincial division of social growth, the younger mom of 1, Akhona Mncube returned to her house on Sunday after been crushed by a person allegedly recognized to her. The brutal assault resulted to inner bleeding.
On Monday, her 29-year-old accomplice went together with her to see a physician however on returning house, she complained a few headache and died shortly.
Members of Umzansi Youth in Enterprise (UYB), who visited Mncube, discovered her lifeless physique and alerted police.
KwaZulu-Natal social growth MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza conveyed her condolences to her relations and likewise added that the circumstances resulting in Mncube’s loss of life had been merciless and there’s no justification in anyway to assault or homicide girls and kids.
Police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele confirmed the incident.
“It’s alleged that on July 19 2020, a 19-year-old feminine was assaulted by a recognized male at Sweetwaters and he or she sustained accidents all around the physique. She was licensed lifeless the next day. A case of homicide was opened at Plessislaer police station for investigation. Police arrested a 29-year-old suspect and he’ll seem within the Pietermaritzburg Justice of the Peace’s courtroom quickly.”