“Since Treasured’ demise the ladies of the neighborhood have informed us they really feel unsafe and fearful; the arrest of the suspect won’t solely reassure them however deliver a measure of consolation to her bereaved household,” mentioned Ramaphosa.
Ramaphosa will go to the Ramabulana household in Makhado, Limpopo, on Sunday to pay his respects, the presidency mentioned.
Beneath the Nationwide Emergency Motion Plan accredited by parliament to fight gender-based violence and femicide, Ramaphosa introduced that departments had been directed to reprioritise their budgets to allocate the mandatory assets to programmes to fight gender-based violence.
“This contains resourcing and capacitating the SAPS to allow it to research instances of GBV successfully,” the presidency mentioned.
At Monday’s launch of the annual 16 Days of Activism of No Violence in opposition to Girls and Kids marketing campaign Ramaphosa had additionally directed that further capability can be supplied to police forensic groups to bolster investigations.
Forensic specialists shaped a part of the staff that arrested the suspect in Botlokwa.