Limpopo Transport and Community Safety MEC, Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya has denounced the ongoing of abuse and killing of women by their partners. The MEC reacts to the incident where a 42 year-old off duty police officer allegedly shot and killed his partner before committing suicide.
MEC Lerule-Ramakhanya is encouraging officers to seek professional help when they encounter problems either at work or with their partners. The fatal incident happened during women’s month where Gender Based Violence is discouraged in favour of dialogue.
The Department of Transport will give space to Police to investigate the cause of the shooting and the Department of Social Development to provide the affected families with psychological support.