Ruchian-Kay Lawak was murdered by her ex boyfriend on Wednesday evening. The 28 year old mother of one was allegedly stabbed multiple times by the ex boyfriend while she was lying in bed next to their two year old daughter at her Scottsdene flat.
According to Niklaas Koopman ( the Estate manager), Ruchian had come from work and told her mother, Mrs Lawak, that she was going to lie down as she had a headache. She was lying down with her baby when the boyfriend came into the flat and proceeded straight to the bedroom. Minutes later Mrs Lawak heard her daughter screaming and the baby crying so she went to see what was going on. When she entered the room, she saw the ex boyfriend repeatedly stabbing her daughter before running to his next door flat where he locked himself in. Ruchian managed to get up from the bed and hand the baby to her mother before collapsing and passing away.
The murder is being investigated by the Kraaifontein police and a 29 year year old man has been arrested for the murder.
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