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Police Minister Bheki Cele has revealed graphic details leading to the murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana.
Cele was speaking at the funeral service of the slain 19-year-old University of Cape Town student which took place at the Abbotsford Christian Centre in East London in the Eastern Cape.
Cele gave a detailed account of the 42-year-old post office worker who confessed to allegedly raping and killing the 19-year-old student, saying that Mrwetyana fought back to the end.
Cele gave gruesome details of how the perpetrator confessed to burning Mrwetyana’s body.
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Cele says Mrwetyana’s alleged rapist and killer was an ex-convict who had served years in prison for car hijacking.
The Police Minister also used the funeral to announce that police have been instructed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to revisit rape and murder cases.
He says a special team will be created to focus on withdrawn cases and cases affecting students.
Cele says the scourge of violence against women and children must end.