Segametsi: A 20-year search for answers

Waiting in vain: Nene still has no closure
Waiting in vain: Nene still has no closure

By some accounts, she had been selling oranges on the day of her abduction. The bright Radikolo CJSS student unwittingly became an indelible part of local crime history when her mutilated body was discovered in Mochudi on November 6, 1994. Mmegi Correspondent, LERATO MALEKE, revisits the heart-rending tale.

“Twenty years have passed, but I have heard nothing about my daughter. Not even a single police officer coming to my house or calling the other siblings,” says 65-year-old Nene Mogomotsi.

Twenty years ago, her daughter, Segametsi Mogomotsi, was abducted in Mochudi and was found the following day, mutilated and with body parts missing in a case of ritual murder. Riots and official reports have never brought any answers for Nene.

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