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South Africa – A woman and her child were murdered by their gardener: Read more to find out how

By Tebogo Mokwena 


  • A woman and her son were ruthlessly killed by her gardener in Randhart, Alberton
  • The incident happened in the absence of her husband, who came home and was attacked by the gardener.
  • He called the security in the area, and they caught the man, who is expected to appear in the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court

During his four years at Daily Sun, Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist, contributed coverage of criminal investigations and court proceedings in South Africa.

Mzansi was devastated by the murder of a woman and her child in Alberton. Image: AzmanL Source: Getty Images

Mzansi was devastated by the murder of a woman and her child in Alberton. Image: AzmanL Source: Getty Images© Provided by Briefly

The brutal murder of a mother and her son sent chills down South Africans’ spines. The gruesome murder happened at Randhart in Alberton at the hands of the woman’ gardener. South Africans prayed for their family and their souls with broken hearts.

Gardener kills woman and son

According to TimesLIVE, the incident took place in Randhart, Alberton. Police were called to the scene of the crime, where they arrested a 37-year-old. It is alleged that the man hacked the woman and her son to death with a hammer, and when her husband came back home from work in the evening, the gardener reportedly attacked him.

Police Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo revealed that the man had escaped and alerted security guards, who retrained the man. He is facing two countries of murder and will appear at the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court on 29 November.

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Netizens on Facebook were devastated by the sheer violence of the crime, which took place three days into 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence…

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