Mother-of-three dies after her daughter’s boyfriend runs her over

2017-08-15 15:41
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Durban- A mother-of-three was killed after her daughter’s boyfriend drove into her with his car.

Salma Bibi Sheik (43) was allegedly run over by the 23-year-old suspect in Chatsworth, Durban, according to Chatsworth SAPS communications officer Captain Cheryl Pillay.

The man is believed to have been assaulting Salma’s daughter, and Salma tried to intervene.

In an attempt to shield Salma, her husband Afzal Sheik Haniff jumped in front of her and they were both ran over by the car.

Afzal sustained serious injuries, but his wife died instantly.

Speaking to The Rising Sun Chatsworth, Salma’s son, Junaid Sheik (23), recalled the moments leading up to the brutal attack.

“My sister and her boyfriend were in the middle of an argument while in his car.”

“My mother tried to intervene and get my sister away from him because we were aware of his temper and feared for her safety.”

“When she opened the door to get my sister out of the car, she fell to the ground. When he tried to drive away, he knocked my mother against another vehicle with the car,” he said.

He also added that his sister’s boyfriend was aware of that he had knocked his mother but proceeded to repeatedly run her over.

Junaid described his mother as a person who was loved by all around her.

The suspect is in police custody at a local hospital and will soon appear in court on charges of murder, attempted murder and reckless and negligent driving.

Additional source: The Rising Sun Chatsworth




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