A month after two Laudium best friends were repeatedly stabbed, the youngest remains in hospital being fed through a pipe.
Anver Ismail (17) and Kyle Realto (15) were victims of an alleged unprovoked attack in Umber Street on the evening of 9 August.
The two had been with a group of friends at a nearby business when the attack happened.
While Anver has returned to school, Kyle has remained in Kalafong hospital unable to eat or drink.
“Kyle will not be released from hospital anytime soon,” said Anver’s mother, Shaida.
“He is still in a lot of pain and has undergone three operations.
“He cannot even brush his teeth and it has been a whole month since the attack.”
Shaida said Kyle’s family feared for his life.
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“The ones who attacked him remain in the community and even visited Kyle in the hospital to speak to him about the attack,” she said.
“We are worried there will be another attack on Kyle and on my son.
“Anver has returned to school but he fears for his safety at this stage.”
Police spokesperson Captain Augustinah Selepe urged the family to consult with the Laudium police station commander.
Anver and Kyle suffered multiple stab wounds in the attacked, the latter was stabbed six times in the stomach.
Two of the three suspects were arrested by the Laudium police and have since been released into their parents’ custody.
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