-Students and authorities slammed Rhodes University college management for failing Khensani Maseko
- An emotionally charged Julius Malema lambasted Khensani Maseko's rapist saying he must take full responsibility for her death
- A visibly distraught mother mourned her daughter saying she does not know how she will carry on
Khensani Maseko has been laid to rest. In an emotional outpouring of grief Khensani united many from politicians, celebrities who condemned the suffering which led to her to a bout of depression and subsequently taking her taking her own life. In moving speeches across the country, students and friends mourned the death of one of their own, Briefly.co.za has learned.
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EFF leader Julius Malema mourned Khensani Maseko charging that the alleged perpetrator of the crime must take full responsibility for her death. Khensani was an SRC alumnus and a member of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command. On a day the nation commemorated Women's Day the university management told Times Live that university’s academic programme will be substituted by an alternative programme of education on gender-based violence.
Her family thanked all for their support as well as the messages of condolence. An inquest into her death has been opened and the university authorities are assisting police on the matter.
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