Still no breaks in orphaned kids' murders

2012-09-04 14:40
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Johannesburg - An investigation into the deaths of three children in Naboomspruit, Limpopo, was continuing, police said on Tuesday.

"We are still busy with the investigation. Unfortunately, we haven't had any breakthroughs yet, but police have made progress. We have prioritised this case," said Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi.

Brothers Bafana Kekana, nine, and Hosea Richard Kekana, 10, and their cousin Johana Kekana, 12, were found dead in Naboomspruit on August 18.

A passer-by found their bodies near the Constantia resort.

They had been stoned to death, and their hands and feet bound with shoelaces. The girl, Johana, had been raped before being killed.

They were last seen on August 15 during a march to demand more teachers at their school, Dikobo Primary. The lived at the Montadi Youth Care Centre.

The three were buried on August 18.

- SAPA
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