Family of slain Coligny teen receive new home for Human Rights Day

Family of slain Coligny teen receive new home for Human Rights Day

Agnes Mosweu and Sakie Dingake, the parents of the murdered Coligny teenager, Matlhomola Mosweu will receive a new home in celebration of Human Rights Day.

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The house was pledged by former Human Settlements minister, Lindiwe Sisulu and humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers. North West premier, Job Mokgoro, will present the home to the family who had been living in a dilapidated shack, found.

South Africans on social media expressed their pride for Agnes Mosweu, who refused to change her EFF shirt when the house was handed over to her by the ANC.

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The teenager was tragically killed in 2017 by Pieter Doorewaard, 28, and Phillip Schutte, 35, for stealing sunflower seeds worth R80 from their employer’s farm.

Doorewaard and Schutte forced him into their bakkie and pushed him out while the vehicle was still moving, reported IOL.

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The pair were sentenced to 18 and 23 years imprisonment. Schutte's 20 years comprises chaarges of kidnapping, theft, pointing a firearm and intimidation.

Doorewaard was charged with murder, kidnapping, intimidation, theft and pointing a firearm.

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