SA remembers Uyinene Mrwetyana one year on

 

t’s been a year since University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana was murdered. To honour her life, local residents are planning to decorate the Clarinch Post Office and Claremont Police Station with flowers and ribbons.

CAPE TOWN - It’s been one year since University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana was murdered.

The 19-year- old was reported missing after visiting a local post office on Tuesday, 24 August 2019.

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Days later, her remains were found buried in a shallow grave.

Mrwetyana’s death sparked national outrage.

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Her killer Luyanda Botha pleaded guilty and was handed three life sentences.

To honour her life, local residents are planning to decorate the Clarinch Post Office and Claremont Police Station with flowers and ribbons.

Social media users have also shared their memories and thoughts on the commemoration day.

Source
eNCA

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