“My son was too young to have died like this”

A witness who wished to remain anonymous points to where Nkosiyabo Mhlankomo was killed. Photo by Masixole Feni.

At around dawn yesterday morning the boy, Nkosiyabo Mhlankomo, is alleged to have robbed a woman of her cellphone and R20 in cash in Shukushukuma informal settlement. Residents who were alerted pursued Mhlankomo and chased him to an open field on the fringes of the shacks.