Bay mom pleads for bail to mourn daughter

Man’s genitals sliced off after child’s rape and murder

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Arrested for allegedly trying to avenge her daughter’s rape and murder by cutting off the penis of the man she believed murdered her daughter, a young Port Elizabeth mother begged on Thursday to be released on bail.

Holding her sole remaining child in her arms, a seven-month-old boy who had spent the past two weeks with her in jail, Veronique Makwena said she desperately needed to get home to her family so that she could mourn her daughter’s brutal death properly...

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