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Malvern residents protest murders and rape on Chinese nationals

SAPS Cleveland Station Commander did not hesitate to sign memorandum handed over by the Chinese CPF chairman Mr. Wu Shaokang
SAPS Cleveland Station Commander did not hesitate to sign memorandum handed over by the Chinese CPF chairman Mr. Wu Shaokang

After a brutal murder and rape case in Malvern about 200, mainly Chinese, marched to the Cleveland Police Station on Tuesday morning to deliver a memorandum.

The march began from the murder and rape site on St Frusquin Street.

The memorandum was then handed over to the station commander where the Chinese Community Police Forum (CPF) announced a reward of R100000 for any information that might lead to the swift arrest for the suspects.

Victim's wife shakes hand of Cleveland Station Commander after he signs memorandum
Victim’s wife shakes hand of Cleveland Station Commander after he signs memorandum

The chairman of the Chinese CPF Mr. Wu Shaokang said there have been several murders and break-ins in the Chinese community and that they feel victimized.

“The difficulties we’ve previously discussed were only the tip of the iceberg, this crime is the drop that spilled the glass” he said.

One of the marches was 102 year old Ng Shue Chee Pon who has been an active member of the community, said that it pains her to hear about such a brutal crime but what distresses her most is that crime continuous to increase in the Malvern, Cyrildene and Kensington region.

The police are yet to make an arrest.

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