23-year-old Thapelo Makutle from Kuruman, in the Northern Cape, was beheaded last Friday, allegedly because he was gay. Makutle was recently crowned Miss Gay Kuruman.
Mamba Online reports:
A 23-year-old gay man in Kuruman, in the Northern Cape, was beheaded this past weekend following an argument about his sexuality and gender appearance.
According to the group Legbo Northern Cape, Thapelo Makutle was attacked at his place of work in the John Taolo Gaetsewe district on Friday. The organisation said that there was an argument related to “his sexuality and homosexuality”.
His two attackers are believed to have followed him to the room where he lived and on Saturday cut his throat, decapitating him.
They left his body under a blanket as though he were sleeping.
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