Shock, sadness as rape victim Khensani Maseko dies
Cape Town - Khensani Maseko, the Rhodes University student who was raped in May this year, has died.
Maseko reportedly committed suicide at her family's home in Johannesburg on Friday afternoon. The Rhodes University SRC has expressed shock at the death of the third year BA student. She was an SRC alumnus.
Khensani's death comes at a time when South Africans are observing Women's Month.
Tributes have been pouring in for the young woman on social media, with most posts reiterating the message that "no woman deserves to be raped".
— Plaudits SA (@Plaudits_SA) August 5, 2018
— Reggie 👑 (@Infinite67) August 5, 2018
— Thando Thabooty (@Thando_Thabethe) August 5, 2018
— Candice Chirwa (@CandiceChewyC) August 5, 2018
— Tumelo B. Pule (@__Tumelo) August 5, 2018
— Minion 🧟♂️ (@sibosmosiuwa) August 5, 2018
— Luke Waltham (@lukewaltham) August 5, 2018
— Motheo Mooki (@MookiMotheo) August 5, 2018
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