High Court to hand down judgment in Ramabulana murder case

File: Aubrey Manaka stabbed the 21-year-old Precious Ramabulana 90 times in November 2019. (eNCA)


JOHANNESBURG - The High Court in Polokwane is expected to hand down judgment in the Precious Ramabulana murder case.

The 21-year-old was raped and stabbed 90 times in November of 2019.

The accused, Aubrey Manaka, has pleaded guilty to all charges of murder, rape, and robbery.

He told the court he had seen the deceased dancing with her friends and developed an interest in her.

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He later forcefully entered Ramabulana’s rented room, raped and stabbed her. 

Speaking shortly after the murder, President Cyril Ramaphosa, described the murder as a national shame.

He said men in this country had declared outright war against women.


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