Uyinene Mrwetyana missing UCT student. Image:

Uyinene Mrwetyana missing UCT student. Image:

Uyinene Mrwetyana: PI joins the search for missing UCT student

Uyinene Mrwetyana’s family has arrived in Cape Town to actively search for their child.

Uyinene Mrwetyana missing UCT student. Image:

Uyinene Mrwetyana missing UCT student. Image:

Noel Pratten, a Private Investigator (PI) has joined the team in search of Uyinene Mrwetyana, a UCT student who has been missing since Saturday, 24 August. Pratten is a PI who was also hired for the pursuit of Meghan Cremer, a few weeks ago.

Private Investigator shut down horrific rumours

Rumours have been circulating on social media insinuating that the student’s body was found in a mortuary in Bellville, but the Private Investigator has slammed the false allegations and asks the public to come forward with any new information regarding the missing student.

It is also reported that the Mrwetyana family has made its way to Cape Town from East London, to actively search for Uyinene and has asked the public for assistance in the matter.

Uyinene Mrwetyana: Students across the country joined hands in a prayer

A prayer group was held by her friends at different locations last night. The students at the University of Witswatersrand and University of Cape Town joined hands in prayer, for the safe return of their friend.

Uyinene Mrwetyana: Another prayer meeting is scheduled at UCT on Wednesday

The #bringnenehome was on the trends list as people took a stand to get the word out for the search of Uyinene, another prayer meeting is scheduled at 19:00 on Wednesay, 28 August at the UCT Jammie Plaza.

UCT calls on help for the search of missing student

The university has also spoken out on the matter, and issued a statement saying:

“The matter has been reported to the SAPS, and UCT Campus Protection Services (CPS) is working together with the SAPS and other relevant authorities to ensure that the missing student is found. CPS has also put in place its own measures to trace Ms Mrwetyana who is a first-year BA Film and Media studies student.

UCT is in contact with the family and keeping them in our thoughts during this period.The university urges anyone with information that may assist in tracing Ms Mrwetyana to urgently contact CPS on 0800 650 2222 or the SAPS on 021 657 2250. UCT remains hopeful that Ms Mrwetyana will be found soon.”

University of Cape Town

Uyinene Mrwetyana: The last known location

The student was last seen in Claremont, at 13:30 wearing a brown corduroy baggy pants and a black handbag. Mrwetyana lives in Roscommon House, a UCT residence situated in Claremont.

It is further reported that she went to the post office on Saturday, and no one has seen or heard anything from her since then. Cape Town police have requested that anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Uyinene Mrwetyana, to contact their nearest police station immediately.

Mrwetyana is described to have a septum nose ring piercing that has two balls on it, and her hobbies are also described to be clubbing with friends.