- More details have emerged concerning the suspect arrested for the murder of Precious Ramabulana
- Reports indicated tha#at police are convinced they have the man responsible for her brutal death
- This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa put pressure on authorities to speed up the investigation
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Police are certain they have caught the man responsible for the vicious rape and murder of Precious Ramabulana.
TimesLIVE spoke to the family, who claimed a 28-year-old man had been allegedly found with the student's cellphone, bloodstained clothing and a sharp object:
“Police informed us that the man claimed to be Precious's boyfriend. They tracked him down using Precious's other phone. He removed her SIM card and inserted his, they found him with the object he used to stab her and clothes full of blood. DNA tests confirmed that it was Precious's blood."
Police representative Brig Vishnu Naidoo confirmed that the man had been apprehended at the home of his parents in Nyakelang Village, Botlokwa.
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The operation sees a collaboration between intelligence, the Hawks and forensic and detective services.
MEC for Community Safety Namane Dickson Masemola, applauded the team for their swift action in the case, reiterating the opinion that they believe they have the person responsible.
Briefly.co.za reported that President Cyril Ramaphosa had called on Police Minister Bheki Cele to ensure all the resources needed were at hand to solve the crime he described as incomprehensible.
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