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.
all i really have to say for today is that Uyinene was love. she was filled with the purest intentions and the biggest heart. she radiated kindness and beauty through her strong spirit. she was as beautiful as her soul. she was and will forever be an angel.
remember her as love.
— 𝖘𝖎𝖓𝖔𝖙𝖍𝖎𝖑𝖊 (@SinoNorman) August 23, 2020
— MaKumalo (@Refilwe_kumalo) August 23, 2020
On this day last year our angel on earth gained her wings. TBH I still dont understand and I never will. You deserved so much more. Continue to vibrate higher with the angels Lil Ne. You will never be forgotten. #Uyinene #iamnene #morethanaGBVmartyr pic.twitter.com/U2qfuKRO6y
— Bitter unangelic wildflower!!! (@vibratehigher_) August 24, 2020
On this day, last year, Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped twice and bludgeoned to death by post office employee.
She deserved to live and complete her life's goals.
Rest in Power Nene 🌹 pic.twitter.com/7e1xPUYEC8
— Toto Smith. (@_iamToto) August 24, 2020
— Aphiwe 🙂 (@Aphiwe_Dlam) August 24, 2020