By: Khomisani Chabalala
The community of Xikundu village outside Malamule Township is still reeling from shock and traumatised following a spate of violent crime.
On July the 19th a young teenager who was pregnant Beanice Malebana from Xikundu village was shot at home by unknown assailants.
Police said the incident took place at about 19:00 hours Mapule Rejoice Malebane was shot dead inside the same house in which her 19 year old daughter Nare Beanice Malebane was also shot dead in July this year.
The Police were summoned and they reacted swiftly. On arrival at the scene ,the deceased’s lifeless body was found lying on the floor with multiple gun-shot wounds.
“Both deceased were attacked in the same way in their house by unknown suspects who broke into the house and shot them several times before fleeing the scene”,said L.T Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.
The first deceased Nare Beanice Malebana was a grade 12 learner at Jim Chavani High School at Xikundu village at the time of her death, he
“The motive behind these two incidents is still unknown at this stage but police investigations will tell”, said L.T Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe
Anyone with information about the suspects on both incidents is requested to contact Major General Mbazima Ngobeni at 082 451 7553 or the crime stop number. 08600 10 111, the crime line sms 32211 or the nearest Police Station.
The Police investigations are still continuing, Ngoepe said.