A 16 year old grade 10 learner by name Alicia Mohlaloga has been shot dead by a police officer in South-Africa. The said Officer is discovered to be her neighbor.
This event took place early hours of Friday, October 2, at Seshego Zone 1 EXT in Polokwane, Limpopo.
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Reports has it that she was shot dead by the officer for no justifiable reason because he was high on alcohol.
Without much hesitation, the Police Authority has stepped into the case and the Police Officer will report to the Seshego Magistrate Court on Monday, charged with the case of murder.
In a statement made by the police spokesperson for the Independent Investigative Directorate (IPID), Ndileka Cola, the officer who resides in Seshego, requested transportation to Lethuli Park for his family after that his house was flooded due to a heavy down pour of rain.
“It is alleged that when the person arrived at home, the officer took his wife and child to the car. He then returned, stood in front of another room, which is rented by a woman and her 16-year-old daughter. The officer allegedly fired numerous rounds through their door, with one killing the teenage girl” colo’s statement read.
The police were summoned to the incident scene and upon arrival, they immediately reported the matter to the Directorate. The officer was arrested and took the IPID to the spot where he had hidden the firearm.
Cola says the IPID are investigating the girl’s death as a result of police action.
Meanwhile South Africans have taken to Facebook to demand Justice for Alicia Mohlaloga.
The South Africa’s Youth Command Limpopo, in a statement issued on Saturday, said they will be organising a protest March.
“Police Officers and soldiers are the killers of our people this days. They are the once who should protect us from human traffickers and crimes” the statement partly reads.