tazne van wyk

Judgment expected in Tazné van Wyk’s murder case

LOCAL Judgment is expected in the High Court in Cape Town on Monday in the murder of eight-year-old Tazné van Wyk. The accused, 54-year-old Moyhdian Pangkaeker, was arrested in February 2020 following Tazne’s disappearance near her home in Elsies River a few days earlier. The girl’s body was found in[…]

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Tazne rape, murder case to continue at CPT High Court

LOCAL The man accused of the rape and murder of Tazne van Wyk, aged 8, from Elsies River will continue with his testimony in the High Court in Cape Town on Wednesday. Moyhdian Pangkaeker, again denied the murder charge against him in the dock on Tuesday. The accused previously pleaded not[…]

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President Ramaphosa apologises to Van Wyk family

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his embarrassment over the government’s failure to deliver on its promises to the family of Tazne Van Wyk. Tazne’s family were promised improved living conditions from Ramaphosa and his government, but seven months later has not come through on this promise. Tazne was raped and[…]

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Little Tazne Van Wyk finally laid to rest

Thousands of mourners gathered in Elsies River on Saturday for the funeral service of slain eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk. The Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa in Halt Road was filled to the rafters as family, friends, community members and her classmates, came to say their final goodbyes. Among the[…]

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