Masilo's mother posits son needed father figure


Murder convict, Thabo Masilo, 28, appeared before the High Court on Monday with his mother, Victoria Masilo, taking the stand to give the court a glimpse into her son’s upbringing.

She talked about her son’s psychosocial development where she stated that Masilo grew up without a father or rather a male figure to raise and support him as a boy child.  Being one of three women born to her own parents, Victoria had no brother to fill in the shoes of a much-needed male role model in Masilo’s life. 

“In his upbringing I realised that Thabo was a slow thinker and also had impaired speech, of which the doctors confirmed,” Victoria added. 

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