“When life is taken away, justice has to be served murderers and GBV perpetrators have no place in our societies, this everyday killing and abuse of women must come to an end and the justice system and law enforcement officers have to do more to protect innocent citizens of this nation. Let others be warned”.
“Justice has been served and as a family, we welcome the High Court judgement however no judgment will replace our beloved Shongile. She had high hopes for the future, her love for the community pushed her to study medicine and give back to the community, its been several months after she tragically departed but it feels like yesterday.”
Limpopo 20-year-old student Kgaogelo Shai from Molalane in Gasekororo was found murdered by her boyfriend Ronny Kgatla who was on parole
Kgaogelo went missing on 29 August and was last seen with her boyfriend at her rented room in a village near Tzaneen, Limpopo.
The suspect is a convicted murder who served 10 years of his 14–year sentence in prison but was released on parole. He committed suicide after murdering Kgaogelo Shai who was on the verge of ending their relationship.