MEC Sambatha condemns the murder of a NW Nurse

Published on: 24 January 2023 Category: Media Release

North West MEC for Health Madoda Sambatha has condemned the murder of a nurse,Sister Iris Mohokare whose body was discovered yesterday at her rented home in Schweizer-Reneke.Sister Mohokare had recently been promoted to the position of Facility Manager of Ipelegeng Clinic and was murdered only two days after assuming her new role.MEC Sambatha has described the murder as devastating and called on communities to protect women.“We condemn Sister Mohokare’s murder in the strongest terms and we want to appeal to anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the alleged killer to contact the police,” MEC Sambatha said.“It is an unfortunate and disturbing reality that women in this country are no longer safe. Our communities and homes have become a haven for criminals who prey on and murder women and young girls,” he continued.The MEC sent condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the deceased.

Enquiries: Tebogo Lekgethwane Departmental Spokesperson 0674227763

Khuthala TshangelaMLO MEC Support 0664586915 Issued by North West Department of Health -END-

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