DA outraged at brutal stoning of three Limpopo schoolchildren

Desiree van der Walt calls on provincial SAPS to make investigation their number one priority

Brutal murder of Limpopo schoolchildren must be a priority investigation

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is outraged at the brutal stoning to death of three Limpopo schoolchildren (see Sapa report).

The DA calls on Limpopo police to make this investigation their number one priority. The shocking brutality of this triple murder and rape cannot go unpunished. 

The bodies of the three children, aged between 9 and 12, were found in Mookgophong still in their school uniforms with their hands bound. The little girl had apparently been raped before the stoning took place.

The tragedy of these murders is compounded even further by the fact that the children were last seen in the streets protesting against the shortage of teachers and other education problems at Dikobo Primary school.

We call on the police and prosecutors to guarantee the arrest and conviction of the cold-blooded perpetrators without delay.

Statement issued by Desiree van der Walt, DA Limpopo Education Spokesperson, August 20 2012

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