R30 000 reward for information leading to Grabouw school principal’s murder

A R30 000 reward has been offered for any information that would lead to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who murdered aschool principal in the Overberg, in the Western Cape, earlier this month.

Zameka Mfubesi, 46, was gunned down in Grabouw while driving along the N2 highway about 2 p.m on 18 September 2020. Mfubesi was the principal of Umyezo Wama Apile High School in Grabouw. The motive for the murder is unknown at this stage.

In a joint statement released on Wednesday by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), provincial police and the family of the victim, Western Cape Education MEC, Debbie Schäfer, said her department have agreed to contribute R20 000 to the reward, while Ms Mfubesi’s family is contributing the remaining R10 000.

“Ms Mfubesi’s death came as a great shock and is a profound loss to her family, school community and the WCED, and members of the public are urged to come forward to assist in bringing the perpetrators to justice. All information provided and received will be treated confidentially,” Schäfer said.

She also noted the reward will be paid for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the suspects and will be shared if more than one person furnishes the authorities with information.


Done By: Mitchum George