Black Twitter Reacts To The Death of 8-Year-Old Tazne van Wyk #RIPTazne. The body of an 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk, who has been missing for over two weeks, has been discovered in a storm water pipe outside Worcester in the Western Cape.
The body of an 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk, who has been missing for over two weeks, has been discovered in a storm water pipe outside Worcester in the Western Cape. The statement was acknowledged by the police on Thursday. The man who is suspected of having killed the little girl was apprehended on Monday in Eastern Cape, he was transferred back to Cape Town on counts of kidnapping.
The man’s charges guided them to the finding of the little girl on Wednesday, according to Brigadier Novela Patelwa. The police official says the 54-year-old would be charged for murder. He is set to appear at the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on Friday. Black Twitter was heartbroken by the news of the death of the little girl. One tweep says, “An 8 year old girl was murdered by a 54 year old man and its business as usual. I can’t fathom the pain the parents are going through…” One tweep says, “Men who kill women and children should not be allowed to breathe the same air as us, I am so shattered. How does a 54 year old man kill an 8 year, defenceless girl?”
One tweep says, “The Government has fail us yet again. R.I.P Tazne, may you be granted paradise. We need to eradicate this evil from society that’s tearing apart our communities.” One tweep says the issue of Tazne missing was not receiving attention from the media and the government. “Throughout the 2 weeks that Tazne has been missing, there’s been no uproar from government. No national news coverage to raise more awareness and I noticed this always seems to the case when it’s a female from the Cape Flatsm” says the tweep. Actor Vuyolwethu Ngcukana says, “Our children are in constant danger daily, our government needs to make drastic moves to curb this otherwise people are going to take things into their own hands with catastrophic consequences, we are tired, this can’t go on.”
by Alexandra Ramaite