Ramaphosa to Ramabulana family: Prisoners must face harshest labour

Ramaphosa to Ramabulana family: Prisoners must face harshest labour

- President Cyril Ramaphosa says that criminals guilty of gender-based violence should face harsh labour in prison

- This comes as the politician carried his message of 'Enough is enough' to the door of Precious Ramabulana's family

- Ramaphosa paid his respects during his visit to Limpopo, where the impact of the murder can still be felt

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Limpopo where he paid his respects to the family of Precious Ramabulana.

The politician travelled to the student's hometown in a show of solidarity with those impacted by the brutal murder of the 21-year-old.

Ramaphosa spoke out against perpetrators of gender-based violence, adamant that harsher consequences should be levied:

"They should not be in jail enjoying life there, they should be subjected to the harshest labour in prison. This is because what they are doing to society is indescribable."

READ ALSO: Ramaphosa to visit Precious Ramabulana's family a week after her death

Ramaphosa says that with society carrying the costs of keeping criminals in prison, the stay should be unpleasant for citizens who break the law without remorse.

Commenting on his visit to the small village, Ramaphosa vowed the efforts had been doubled to provide a safer country for South Africa's women.

Briefly.co.za reported that Ramaphosa had called on the police to take action in the investigation into Rambalulana's murder, with a suspect currently awaiting trial.

The president applauded law enforcement for managing to move in on the alleged killer less than a week after the crime rattled the nation.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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