PLETTENBERG BAY NEWS AND VIDEO - A group of Plettenberg Bay residents marched from Kwanokuthula to the local magistrate’s court this morning against the release on bail of a man accused of murdering a local teenager.
Sandisiwe Mona’s remains were recently found in Ladywood and a 56-year-old man was subsequently arrested in connection with the murder. Motseki Palasi is set to apply for bail today.
The 17-year-old girl went missing between 06:00 on April 8 and 14:00 on April 13. Police said initial information revealed that her grandmother left her at their home in Kwanokuthula while she attended a funeral. On her return, the grandmother discovered that the girls had gone missing.
A search party was established by the Kwanokuthula police but was eventually called off after no positive outcome. Her remains were however found on 5 August by a passer-by walking his dog in the Ladywood area.
DNA confirmed her identity.
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