Man charged with Verulam murder

2014-02-28 00:00

FOLLOWING the shooting at Oakford Primary School outside Verulam on Monday, a man has appeared in court. The 29-year-old man was charged with the murder of Thandiwe Mtungwa (47) at the Verulam Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Mtungwa was a clerk in the finance office at the school. According to SAPS, on Monday afternoon, Mtungwa was busy putting bags into a vehicle when a man approached and shot her dead.

In an added development, a case of kidnapping was opened at the Inanda police station after the murder of the victim’s daughter, Nomathamsanqa Mtungwa (22), who was allegedly kidnapped by her boyfriend on February 20.

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