Following a misunderstanding with an 18-year-old granddaughter, her 68-year-old grandmother allegedly collapsed and died.
The grandmother, from Inzinga close to Impendle within the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, died after she discovered it troublesome to breath.
She died on Saturday at a neighborhood clinic.
Based on the lady’s daughter, her mom received into an argument along with her granddaughter over a breakfast meal.
She then collapsed and located it onerous to breathe.
The grandmother was rushed to the clinic, the place she was administered oxygen however later died.
The girl indicated that the granddaughter was raised by the grandmother after her personal mom died.
She additionally added that the household was shocked by the incident.
“She took treatment for hypertension however she has by no means had lung issues. We didn’t count on her to die this manner in any respect,” she stated.
The granddaughter has moved to the neighbour’s house whereas the household plan the funeral.
Nevertheless, KwaZulu-Natal social growth MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza in a press release termed the incident as “brutal and callous”.
She referred to as on communities all through the province to face in opposition to crimes directed at older residents.
“We now have been travelling the size and breadth of the province educating the folks concerning the rights of older individuals, however we proceed to witness these distasteful and barbaric acts in opposition to them,” she added.
A workforce of social employees have been dispatched to supply psychosocial assist to the household and to make sure that the matter is being reported to the police.