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R1000 Bail Granted For The Mother Who Apparently Murdered Her Own Child With The Gardener

After people realized what had happened, a picture of a young woman who had allegedly just lost her life appeared on social media, sparking discussion in the comments section.

- Cape Town In an odd turn of events, Ashrika Seeripat's mother was reportedly detained last week for her daughter's murder, according to reports.

The 42-year-old Broken Promises actress was allegedly murdered in July of this year after what seemed to be a robbery at her family's Umzinto, Durban, home.

Soon after the tragedy, the domestic helper of the actress was first detained in connection with the murder.

In a surprising turn of events, the actress's mother, Devika Seeripat, 72, was arrested last Tuesday after being accused with murder and conspiracy to murder her daughter, according to IOL.

According to the story, the family gardener, Madodandina Mkula, was also detained and accused with murder a day after Seeripat's arrest.

"Police detained the family's gardener, Madodandina Mkula, 42, a day after they detained Seeripat. He was charged with murder and is scheduled to appear in court this week to perhaps request bail, according to the article.

The South African reports that the 54-year-old domestic helper of the actress first informed police that on July 7, a gang of guys held them at gunpoint and demanded money.

Mbili added that the actress was allegedly smothered during the event, according to the article.

She was taken into custody and given a murder charge immediately after the occurrence.

Mother of Ashrika. who was accused of killing her daughter and conspiring to kill her.

On Thursday of last week, she appeared in the Umzinto Magistrate's Court and was granted an R1,000 bail.

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