EFF sets up legal team to sue post office for Uyinene murder

EFF sets up legal team to sue post office for Uyinene murder

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has assembled a legal team led by Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi to help the family of 19-year-old University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

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The party intends helping the family sue the South African Post Office and Minister of Communication Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.

 

EFF leader Julius Malema revealed this at a press briefing in Braamfontein on Thursday.

 

The post office employee, who worked at the Claremont branch, confessing to raping and killing Mrwetyana during his first court appearance.

 

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Thousands of students from the University of Cape town embarked on a shutdown following the disappearance and murder of student Uyinene Mrwetyane. The 19-year-old, who was missing for two weeks, was murdered by a post office employee in Claremont. The students asked that the president address the scourge of gender-based violence in the country.

"This is because the safety of those who are serviced by the post office is the responsibility of the post office and the minister of communications,” Malema said.

 

“Her killer was an employee of the post office and it's alleged he has a criminal record, a responsible government and an employer should have known this. By employing him, the minister and government were risking the lives of the community."


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