Mom wants answers after son killed

2012-05-16 10:47
Cape Town - A Cape Town mother has angrily asked the police to explain why police officers are allowed to walk around “armed with guns and ready to kill us”.

This came after her son, Mbulelo Wele, 24, was shot dead by a jealous policeman who also shot and wounded his ex-lover, Nontombi April, 18, before shooting himself, reported the Daily Voice.

April is fighting for her life in hospital.

She had apparently broken up with Constable Mcedisi Magalakanqa, 32, some time ago.

On the day of the shooting, the policeman got into an argument with April and her new boyfriend (Wele), returning with a gun a few hours later. He kicked in the door and shot them both.

“I don’t understand how any of this happened and why the police are allowed to walk around armed with guns ready to kill us,” says Nocawe Wele, Mbulelo’s mother.

Mbulelo left behind two children and was the breadwinner at home.   
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