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Opinion: We need our judges to rule on this and protect #LionMama

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) dropped charges against an Eastern Cape mother who admitted to stabbing her daughter's alleged rapists, killing one man and injuring two others.

She was arrested and released on R500 bail, facing murder and attempted murder charges.

READ: Charges dropped against #LionMama who stabbed her daughter's rapist

Stephen Grootes shares his views on the verdict.

I would say what has happened here is the right outcome but I worry that we might have arrived at the right outcome through the right way.

Stephen Grootes, 702 anchor

But imagine a situation where the family of the man who died went to court to get the NPA to review the decision.

Stephen Grootes, 702 anchor

The way to actually protect Lion Mama properly is to go through a court process where a judge or a magistrate finds that she must not be punished.

Stephen Grootes, 702 anchor

Click on the link below to listen to the full report.....


This article first appeared on 702 : Opinion: We need our judges to rule on this and protect #LionMama


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