Domestic worker accused of Shallcross pensioner’s murder

Hemrani Brijlal in happier times.

A 35-year-old suspect was arrested for the murder of Shallcross mum, Hemrani Brijlal, who was found tied and strangled in her home, last week.

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Happiness Mkhize was remanded in police custody at the Westville Correctional Services after she appeared in court on Monday. She will reappear in court on May 22.

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According to communications officer of the Chatsworth SAPS, Cpt Cheryl Pillay, the suspect was arrested by the investigators of the Serious and Violent Crime Unit, on Friday. Brijlal’s son, Naveen, said the family welcomes the arrest and is praying that justice is served.

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