Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and community members are protesting outside the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court where three suspects are expected to appear for the murder of 28-year-old Hillary Gardee.
The protesters are singing struggle songs in which they are demanding that the suspects be denied bail.
— Economic Freedom Fighters (@EFFSouthAfrica) May 9, 2022
Gardee, the daughter of the former EFF secretary-general Godrich Gardee, was abducted and killed two weeks ago.
In a statement, the party said that they and the Gardee family will ensure that the police have all the adequate resources to carry out their investigations.
The protesters who are mostly, women say they no longer feel safe.
Suspects to appear in court for Hillary Gardee’s murder:
EFF welcomes more arrests in Gardee’s murder
The EFF welcomed the arrest two more suspects by police in the investigation of the murder of Gardee and say they will allow the police to do their work.
Meanwhile, the Mpumalanga government is yet to confirm reports that one of the suspects in the murder case of 28-year-old Gardee is its employee.
Gardee was laid to rest in Mbombela on Saturday.
Arrest of the suspects linked to Gardee’s murder: