Karabo Mokoena is the beautiful young woman that has been on the news lately for being murdered and burnt by her partner. She was only 22 years old and fell victim to the abuse that took her away from the world.

Her death really shook up the country and raised the issue of abuse , seeing how it had became a norm.

Karabo was laid to rest on the 19th of May 2017. Her killer is expected to appear in court on the 24th of May for a formal bail hearing.

Most people are saddened by the death of this young woman. But it is for certain that she wouldn’t want people to be sad because she is safe where she is , in the tender arms of God.

Here we give you 5 things you didn’t know about Karabo Mokoena :

1. She was head over hills in love with her boyfriend ( her murderer) , proven, friends mentioned all the form of abuse he did to her but she still went back to him , it may have been naivety but her close friends said she really loved him genuinely.

2. She was forgiving, brave, loving and encouraged others to forgive and pray. She comes from the family of 5 members, parents , a brother and a sister.

3.She was a God-Fearing woman, everytime Sandile laid a hand on her she would go to a church’s counsellor Dr Nyele for comfort and advise. She even laid assault charges before her death.

4.She aspired to help women and children in abusive relationships.

5.She had plans to open up an NGO and help the less privileged. Clearly she had a good heart.

May her soul rest in peace!!