No arrests in teen’s murder
NO ONE has been arrested in the murder of Mlungisi teen Vuyolwethu Hemeni, 14, whose burnt body was found near the Eskom residential area on August 26.
Hemeni, who lived in Eskom, went missing on August 25. A pupil of Edlelweni Primary School, she did not return home.
Police recently confirmed (“Burnt body belongs to missing teenager – Komani police”) that DNA tests had linked the body to Hemeni.
A task team has since been established to probe the killing, but police spokeswoman Captain Namhla Mdleleni confirmed on Wednesday that no suspect had yet been taken into custody. – Rep reporter
FORCE OF NATURE: A lightning strike set the veld alight between Everton and Haddon farms in the Komani district on the road to Lady Frere on Tuesday night. The fire started at about 11pm but due to the swift reaction of farmers, it was extinguished by 1am