This is the third episode of Justice for Kopano, a short podcast series that dissects exactly what happened to Kopano Molelekedi, who was struck down by a motorist, abducted in front of countless witnesses and left for dead.
In today’s episode we listen to the numerous witnesses to Kopano’s shocking accident and abduction and begin to follow the trail left behind by her killer.
Season 1 / Episode 3
9 Feb 2021
True Crime · Documentary Alex Patrick / Paige Muller
Two years after her death, we speak with Kopano's family about how they are coping with her loss. This is the fifth and hopefully not the last episode of Justice for Kopano, a short podcast series that dissects what happened to the youngster and what has transpired in the investigation since.
Of all the injustices in the case of Kopano Molelekedi, a 10-year-old girl struck by a motorist, abducted and dumped in a field far from home - perhaps the biggest is the lack luster investigation into her death by police. From claims that mother Orapaleng was denied opening a missing…
For five days, 10-year-old Kopano Molelekedi lay in a morgue in Soweto as a girl with no name. Just 15km away, a family was frantically searching for their little girl who never made it back to her mother’s home in the Jerusalema township outside Roodepoort. Finally, on Sunday, a cousin…