Khensani Masego  Picture: _khensani_/Instagram
Khensani Masego Picture: _khensani_/Instagram

Shock, sadness after rape victim Khensani Maseko dies

By Staff Reporter Time of article published Aug 5, 2018

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Cape Town - Khensani Maseko, the Rhodes University student who was raped in May this year, has died. 

Maseko reportedly committed suicide at her family's home in Johannesburg on Friday  afternoon.  The Rhodes University SRC has expressed shock at the death of the third year BA student. She was an SRC alumnus and a member of the Economic Freedom Fighters.

Khensani's death comes at a time when South Africans are observing Women's Month.  Tributes have been pouring in for the young woman on social media, with most posts reiterating the message that "no woman deserves to be raped".

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