Thugs steal at singer's funeral

Thugs steal at singer's funeral
Published: 2015 August 12 21:13:17 (13381 Views)
Thieves in South Africa apparently stole at the funeral of the late kwaito singer and Big Nuz member, Sibusiso "R Mashesha" Khomo.

The musician's family invited fans to join them in mourning but on Sunday they discovered that some people had stolen from them.

They found that Sibusiso's outside building in the family yard in Umlazi, outside Durban, had been broken into.

The family only found out when they went there after evening prayers on Sunday.

According to R Mashesha's sister, Zonke Khomo, the thieves turned the room upside down and stole her brother's clothes, two expensive watches, his Apple iMac laptop, an advanced 2015 Sony PlayStation and his sneakers.

"We gathered for prayers on Sunday evening. When we were done, we found all his belongings were gone. It must have been people who knew which house was his.



"We had opened our gates and doors for mourners and thought everyone coming in was also in pain and mourning with us.

"We never thought somebody would come in and use the opportunity to steal from us, especially R Mashesha's personal stuff.

"I find it inhumane and evil to steal from the dead. People have lost ubuntu," she said.

She said they were going to open a case with cops.

"We need to know who did this. How could you wait for somebody to die and then steal his belongings? Africans respect the dead and do not use the things of a dead person until he has been laid to rest," she said.

Zonke said they have not yet set the day for the burial.

R Mashesha died on Friday afternoon after an operation at St Augustine Hospital.



Source - Dailysun

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