Father accused of murdering his 4 children abandons bail

The teenager was allegedly murdered by her stepfather this week. Courtesy #DStv403

PINETOWN - The memorial service of Ayakha Jiyane took place in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

The teenager was murdered, allegedly by her stepfather, this week.

The man has since been arrested for the murder of her three siblings as well.

READ: KZN man suspected of killing his 4 children in custody

Pupils at Pinetown Girls’ High gave Jiyane a round of applause, in celebration of her life at the school remembrance ceremony.

Meanwhile, murder-accused Sibusiso Mpungose appeared in court where he abandoned his bail application.

The case has been adjourned until 9 October.

Mpungose will remain in custody throughout the trial.