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Magistrate Murdered At Her Home In Cape Town, South Africa

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By Emma Onuwa

A magistrate and former prosecutor Romay Van Rooyen was found dead, murdered in the bedroom of her Marina da Gama home in Cape Town, South Africa over the weekend.

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The 50 year old was killed in her house and her vehicle missing.

Reports say robbery is believed to be the motive behind the killing.

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After a lifetime of seeking justice for victims of crime, Rooyen was found dead by a relative in her house in Red Roman Street on Saturday afternoon.

The cause of death was unclear, but Western Cape police confirmed a murder investigation was under way.

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Her vehicle was also missing from the scene, confirmed a police spokesperson, Sergeant Wesley Twigg.

Van Rooyen is a former prosecutor, who served as a magistrate at courts across the city, including Mitchells Plain and Somerset West.

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National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila expressed the State’s “shock and deep sense of sadness” after the murder of their former colleague and “dear friend”.

“Her tragic death is a loss to the judiciary and the justice system as a whole,” he said.

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Van Rooyen started her career with the NPA in 1997, prosecuting in the district and regional courts before becoming a State advocate in the Western Cape High Court.

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(Gory sight) TRENDING: Watch moment two soldiers, one civilian were allegedly shot dead in Anambra

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A video clip has emerged online showing how a civilian and two soldiers were alley shot dead by unknown gunmen in Anambra on Wednesday.

Naijablitznews.com reports details about the incident remains still sketchy as at the time of filing this report.

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BREAKING: Tension in Oyo as gunmen attack police station, kill divisional officer, suspect

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By Francesca Iwambe

There is tension in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State as yet-to-be-identified gunmen on Tuesday night attacked Igangan Police Station, killing the Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) and a suspect who was detained in the station.

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A top police source in the station confirmed the incident, saying that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), an Inspector and some suspects were seriously injured with gunshots during the attack.

Also confirming the incident, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Adewale Osifeso, said that “The Commissioner of Police is on his way to the place. We are already in Oke Ogun as we speak. I will get back to you when we get there.”

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It will be recalled that Igangan is where the Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Igboho, evicted the Fulani leader, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir and his people.

Igboho, who is one of the protagonists in the whole crisis of Fulani eviction, is still on trial in Cotonou, Benin Republic after he was arrested on July 19, 2021, while attempting to travel to Germany.

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Since then, he has remained on trial despite efforts by some Yoruba nation agitators to secure his release.

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HAPPENING NOW: Unidentified Gunmen Clash With Soldiers In Anambra State( Video)

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Information reaching naijablitznews.com indicates that Unknown Gunmen Clash With Nigerian Soldiers at Nkwelle In Anambra State

According to source, Unknown Gunmen overpower Soldiers in uniform, killed two while leaving many injured

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