An 18 years old, grade 12 learner at East Bank High Jabulile Nkosi, was found killed at Stjwetla bridge on sunday 6 September.
The news came as a shock to the community as womens month just ended and the pandemic affecting South Africa Gender Based Violence has been on everyone’s mouth.
Nkosi’s body was found with a gunshot wound in the head on Sunday morning near Jukskei river at (Stjwetla bridge).
It is said Nkosi took an Avanza to her home but never made it to the house. Community and East Bank pupils took to the police station on Tuesday marching against the killing of their school/class mate also demanding justice for her.
On Thursday two memorial services were held one at San Kopano hall and the second one at Altrek stadium hall. Dozens of people attended the services and voiced out their opinion on the murder of this young girls.
Her uncle called up on the community not to revolt against the local taxi drivers as it’s alleged the person who killed her was a local taxi driver.
Her friends taking to the podium delivered powerful messages calling on young girls to unite against the atrocious act of gender based violence.
Alexandra police spokesperson Sergeant Simphiwe Mbatha says they are investigating a case of murder, one male has been arrested