Julius Malema has revealed that the Economic Freedom Fighters will be taking action over the murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana. This comes after it was revealed that the man accused of her death had a previous criminal conviction, but was hired in any case.
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EFF leader Julius Malema has revealed that the party will be taking both the South African Post Office and Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams to court.
During a press briefing, Malema said that it was unacceptable that Uyinene had perished at the hands of a man who should not have been employed by a government institution:
"The killer of Nene was an employee of the Post Office and it is alleged that he had a criminal record and a history of murder. A responsible government and employer should have known this."
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The Red Beret boss placed the blame for the UCT student's death at the feet of those who had given a predator access to her:
"By employing a person with a criminal record the minister and the government were assuming the risk of such an incident happening against any member of the public."
Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi will be leading this effort and is expected to make contact with Mrwetyana's family soon.
Briefly.co.za reported that the death of the 19-year-old, who had simply been running an errand, had been a tipping point for SA with marches taking place to the World Economic Forum, which is currently underway in Cape Town.
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