- Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has condemned the killing of a 23-yer-old LLB student
- The University of Fort Hare was rocked by the news of the student's brutal murder at the hands of her alleged boyfriend
- The suspect will appear in court on Monday and the police are confident that they have a water-tight case against him
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Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has released a statement in which he expresses how saddened he is by the brutal murder of Nosicelo Mtebeni.
The 23-year-old LLB student was murdered by her alleged boyfriend who has been arrested and will appear in court on Monday.
Nzimande was particularly distraught that the murder took place in a month where South Africa should be celebrating women.
The higher education minister has full confidence in the legal system to deal with the matter in a timely manner.
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He said that his department is committed to creating a safe and caring post-school environment especially for female students who often feel the most vulnerable according to TimesLIVE.
Matatiele did not live on campus but staying in private accommodations in East London.
Students at the University of Fort Hare are demanding that the law takes its course. The 25-year-old suspect will appear in court and the police are confident that they have a water-tight case against the accused according to SABC News.
Calls for Police Minister Bheki Cele's resignation: 'Crime statistics are abnormal'
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is making a loud call for the dismissal of Minister of Police Bheki Cele on the heels of the announcement of the crime statistics covering the first quarter of 2021/22 on Friday.
Cele released the quarterly crime figures covering the period 1 April to 30 June this year, in Pretoria, SABC News reports.
There were notable increases in violent and contact crimes, including house and business robberies and hijackings.
Video shows protestors seize, piggyback SAPS van in Middelburg’s Rockdale Township
In related news, Briefly News recently reported that a video that shows a group of protestors casually piggybacking a SAPS van in the Middelburg township of Rockdale in Mpumalanga is doing the rounds on social media.
Protests have broken out in several Mpumalanga areas, including Middelburg, reportedly over increased tariffs by the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality.
Unhappy residents in Mhluzi, west of Middelburg, went on the rampage and allegedly torched a bus and a truck as they voiced their dissatisfaction over the increases.
Source: Briefly News