Update: Social worker declares Klarinet mother unfit to make sound decisions

During the sentence hearing of Zinhle Maditla, the social worker was called upon to testify.

In her pre-sentencing report, the social worker, Ruth Msiza, told the court that Maditla was unable to make sound decisions because of her poor educational background.

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Maditla dropped out of high school in grade nine to take care of her children.

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Ms Msiza also recommended that the court sentence her to life imprisonment.

Tiisetso Malunga

I have been working as a journalist/photographer since 2018 at the Middelburg Observer. Before joining Caxton I was a Journalism Student at the Tshwane University of Technology. I was also a broadcasting intern at the SABC in Pretoria. In my first year as a journalist I was awarded the Upcoming Journalist of the Year at the O H Frewin awards. My motto in life is ‘I am human before anything’ with that being said I am driven by human stories and I am a strong believer in justices and human rights.
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