Sinoxolo Mafevuka

‘I saw them. I believe they killed Sinoxolo’

A State witness in the trial of two men charged with the rape and murder of 19-year-old Sinoxolo Mafevuka said he heard screams and saw the two accused dragging a female towards the toilet, where Sinoxolo’s body was found the next day. The statement of the witness, who is an[…]

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Sinoxolo murder accused return to court

The bail application of the two men accused of the rape and murder Sinoxolo Mafevuka who was found dead in a toilet is expected to take place in the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Monday. The two people arrested are cousins of her boyfriend and before she died they had apparently[…]

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Sinoxolo murder accused cry torture

The two men accused of raping and murdering Sinoxolo Mafevuka, 19, in Khayelitsha last month have accused the investigating officer of coercing a confession by torturing them while they were in custody. Their identities are being withheld after magistrate Xolani Menyiwe requested, for their safety, that no personal details of[…]

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‘Sinoxolo murder case an insult to black people’

The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) has called for an inquiry into the “structural inefficiencies” that limit police in Khayelitsha. The coalition handed over a memorandum to SAPS officials at the Khayelitsha police station this week, following the questionable service offered to the family of 21 year old Sinoxolo Mafevuka who[…]

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#Sinoxolo murder: Two due in court

Police made a breakthrough on Monday afternoon into their investigation of the rape and murder of Khayelitsha teenager Sinoxolo Mafevuka. “Two suspects aged 21 and 26 were arrested and are expected to appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday facing charges of murder and rape,” said police spokeswoman, Constable[…]

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Two arrested for Sinoxolo’s murder

Two suspects have been arrested for the rape and murder of the young Khayelitsha woman Sinoxolo Mafevuka, police said on Monday. The two are expected to appear at the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said. “This afternoon a breakthrough was made into a murder and rape[…]

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