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Thembisile Yende’s mother: I want the truth about her death

Former Eskom employee, Thembisile Yende's mother, Nester, says the truth about her child's murder must come out for her to be free. 

Nester Yende
Slindelo Masikane

Her daughter's body was found in a storeroom at Eskom’s Springs substation in May after she’d been missing for a week.


Nester Yende spoke about her turmoil and frustration outside the Springs Magistrate court on Monday. 


"I feel like I am lost because on the 17th of each month I will remember that an Eskom employee kidnapped my child and I had to find her decomposed body inside an Eskom storeroom. Eskom knows that an employee did this so they must allow everything that is hidden be brought to the surface so I can be free," she says.


The case against Jabu Ngwenya, who is also an Eskom employee, was postponed to the 18th of September.

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Ngwenya, who was denied bail last month, informed the court he has a new lawyer.


He is facing a charge of premeditated murder.


It’s alleged he killed Thembisile in fear she would expose his involvement in a copper cable theft syndicate.

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