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Pre school teacher shot while cooking food for kids

Community members are calling for justice after a pre school teacher was shot and killed while preparing food for the school children. 

The pre school teacher, Bongiwe Wendy Hani, who is aged 52, was shot dead while cooking food for the children at the Ekhayeni preschool.

Police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu said two armed men had entered the creche and demanded money while one of them pointed a firearm at Hani and a co-worker.

They allegedly shot Hani in the back and also in the head. It is reported that nothing was taken during the incident. 

A memorial service in her honour was held at the school. No one has been arrested.

Speaker after speaker, they all spoke highly about how she changed people's lives. 

Hani’s brother, Zibula, pleaded with the police to speed up the investigation and arrest the two culprits.

He said Hani had devoted her life to her job and was loved by everyone in the community.

Investigations are continuing and no arrests have been made.


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