Pathetic : Teenage girl stabbed 25 times and burnt alive

According to a Twitter users, @EricanSA, an 18-year-old woman from Ramosadi village, outside Mahikeng in the North West, South Africa was brutally murdered on Sunday.


The girl who was identified as Miss Gomolemo Legae was stabbed several times before being doused with petrol and set alight – while she was still alive.

“According to information available at this stage, reports suggest that the woman was on her way home when the suspect approached her. She was heard screaming a few minutes later,” said provincial police spokesperson Brig Sabata Mokgwabone.

“Although she was subsequently found bleeding, she managed to inform the members of the community who the suspect was. The woman suffered third-degree burns.”

The twitter shared a tweet (below) with the hashtag #RIPGomolemoLegae. Online community had since responded to the tweet.

So many people shared their opinion as they express anger over the murder of the teenager. Some people claimed it has become a reoccurring crime that needs serious attention. Some of the comments below:

A 19-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Mmabatho magistrate’s court on Wednesday on a charge of murder.

The teenage boy, who initially evaded arrest, was handed over to police on Monday afternoon by his brother.

Mokgwabone added that media reports that Legal had been stabbed 25 times were untrue. But, the report has it that she was indeed stabbed and then burnt alive.

from iReporter Online
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