Batho and KatlegoBatho Mpholo and Katlego Bereng-Image Source(Twitter)

Katlego Bereng’s Father Seeks Answers After His Son’s Death in Thabo Bester’s Escape Plan

The father of Katlego Bereng is seeking answers after his son’s remains were identified in the aftermath of a prison fire that led to Thabo Bester’s escape from Mangaung Prison. Batho Mpholo believes there are still unanswered questions about how his son ended up in Bester’s cell, where he was burnt beyond recognition.

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Lack of Information and Frustration for the family

In an interview with News Room Afrika, Batho Mpholo expressed his frustration with the lack of information he has received from the authorities. He is still grieving his son, who was intentionally placed in Bester’s cell as a cover-up after the fire.

Batho Mpholo
Batho Mpholo interview-Image Source(Twitter)

Batho shared that he only reunited with Katlego in 2018, whom he had not seen since birth. The devastated father shared how Katlego stopped communicating on social media last year. After he had disappeared for a month, they asked his grandmother, whom Katlego stayed with. It turned out that his grandmother had also not seen him for over a month. The family then launched a report with the police over his disappearance.

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DNA Samples and Unanswered Questions

When the police contacted them for DNA samples, that was when they got the news that his son was burnt in prison. Katlego was not an inmate, according to his father, and he wants to know how he got to Mangaung prison.

Katlego Bereng’s father message to Thabo Bester

Thabo Bester's fire victim
Fire victim and Thabo Bester-Image Source(Twitter)

When asked what he has to say to Thabo Bester and Dr Nandi about the issue, Batho noted that the two should seek repentance from God. The man broke down during the interview but wished the people who killed his son get redemption.

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The police have confirmed that the remains discovered at the scene belong to Bereng, and the case is under investigation. Batho Mpholo hopes that he will soon get the answers he is seeking and closure for his son’s untimely death.

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