Gender-based violence (GBV) is still a big problem in South Africa, and it affects a lot of women’s lives.
Smangele Mkhize, a young woman from Pietermaritzburg, was found dead in a pool of blood outside a resident’s gate.
This is another tragic event that has shaken the community. The shocking discovery came after she got a strange phone call ten minutes before the tragic event.
The brutal murder of Smangele Mkhize has sparked outrage and deep concern among community members.
Msunduzi Municipality Ward 2 councillor, Babashane Ntuli, has condemned the act as an act of pure brutality and called on the police to intensify their efforts in apprehending the culprits.
Residents are left in a state of shock, fearing for their own safety, as the motive behind the shooting remains unknown.
The police are looking into a murder and want anyone with information that could help the investigation to come forward.