Hit-and-run driver kills brothers

2012-05-29 09:06

Cape Town - A driver who knocked down and killed two boys in Delft, Cape Town, was still on the run, the Cape Times reported on Tuesday.

A case of culpable homicide was opened after 7-year-old Sanilsiwe Magqadeni, and his brother Lethu Mfengwane, 2, were knocked down while walking home in the N2 Gateway housing project on Sunday evening.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer November Filander said residents believed a speeding white BMW was responsible.

On Monday, hundreds of residents protested in Abedale Road, where the boys were killed. They burned tyres and blocked the road with stones, demanding that the city build speed bumps.

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