Social media livid after alleged homophobic attack
The brutal murder of a 23-year-old, Lindokuhle Cele has left the community of Umlazi and social media up in arms.
Cele was stabbed multiple times from his spine and the knife stuck in his left eye on Thursday, outside a local shop in the Umlazi K section.
Family spokesperson and aunt to Lindo, Nombuso Cele confirmed the death and added that Cele died at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital.
Cele’s family suspects that it was a homophobic attack, whilst Cele’s friends say he was killed for protecting his friend from a rapist. The alleged murderer, Mvuyisi Derrick Noguda is allegedly known by the community as a rapist.
According to Captain Nqobile Gwala, a case of murder is being investigated by Bhekithemba SAPS.
“The 30-year-old suspect was arrested and he is expected to appear in the Umlazi Magistrates’ Court on Monday.”
The #Justice4Lindo has been trending on social media throughout the weekend in commemoration of Cele.