It’s a year today since Uyinene Mrwetyana’s rape & murder

Uyinene Mrwetyana

On Tuesday, 24 August 2019, Uyinene Mrwetyana went missing after she visited an area post office.

It happened that the 19-year old University of Cape Town student got raped and killed at the Clareinch Post Office.

Her body was later dumped and buried during a shallow grave in Khayelitsha.

It was days after her remains were found hidden during a shallow grave.

It is exactly a year since her rape and murder incident happened.

Mrwetyana’s killer – Luyanda Botha pleaded guilty and was given three life sentences.

In order to pay tribute to her, local residents have decorated the Clarinch Post Office and Claremont police headquarters with flowers and ribbons.

Moreover, social media users have took to their pages to share their memories and thoughts on the commemoration day.

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