By LOYISO DYONGMAN
On Thursday, a group of women dressed in black led a protest march for Thokozile Chrisjan, the 38-year-old nurse and mother of two who was brutally murdered in her home on Friday night in Vukani location in Makhanda.
The march started from Dlukulu Clinic in Extension 7 and proceeded to BB Zondani Hall.
Chrisjan was fatally stabbed and her husband assaulted during an armed robbery at their Ngquawana Street home at about 10.30 pm last Friday.
TV sets and cellphones were stolen and the couple’s vehicle, a Nissan SUV, was stolen and burned down on the way to Fort Beaufort.
Condolence messages have been pouring on social networks.
On Tuesday, Police spokesperson Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana said police were still investigating and following up on leads.
“The murder case of the 38-year-old is still under investigation, and leads are being followed. However, at this stage, police have not made any breakthrough in terms of arrests,” said Kinana.
SAPS appealed to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Nathan Gabriel, on 082 301 9071 or 083 468 7063 or Crime Stop 08600 10111.