S. African ruling party outraged by gruesome murder of pensioners – Xinhua


CAPE TOWN, May 5 (Xinhua) — The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Saturday expressed outrage at the gruesome murder of two pensioners.

The ANC is saddened to learn of “the brutal, callous and cold-blooded” killing of 84-year-old Rosalie Bloch and 96-year-old Aubrey Jackson, who were found murdered in their Rosebank home in Cape Town earlier Saturday.

The two pensioners were the parents of education expert Professor Graeme Bloch.

The elderly couple, who were declared dead on the scene, had been tied up.

“The ANC is dismayed and shocked at this evil deed. We strongly condemn the cowardly act visited on the defenceless and elderly,” ANC national spokesperson Pule Mabe said in a statement emailed to Xinhua.

“It is disheartening to note that we still have amongst us, those who are…

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