Unknown gunmen kill pregnant school girl
A 19-year-old pregnant schoolgirl has been murdered by unknown gun men in Xikundu village Malumelela‚ Limpopo‚ South Africa.
The incident which took place on Wednesday, July 19, according to the police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Moatshe’ Ngoepe.
Ngoepe, who confirmed the incident said the deceased was six months pregnant.
He said: “It is alleged that the deceased was attacked at her home by unknown suspects who broke into the house and shot her several times before fleeing the scene. The deceased’s mother managed to escape from the house unhurt‚”
"The deceased is identified as Nare Beanice Malebana‚ who was a Grade 12 learner at Jim Chavani High School at Xikundu village.”
It was reported that the motive for her murder was still unclear. Ngoepe said a manhunt had been launched for the killers.
Meanwhile, one of her friends took to Facebook to pay tribute to her.
Hlayisani Lateshia wrote: “May her soul rest in peace and may the Lord be with her and her family‚”
“She was a wonderful girl who was friendly and loveable‚ what a good‚ good girl she was. Girl‚ I and the rest of your church will miss that beautiful voice of yours.”