On Saturday 6 August 2016, the police found the deserted body of 16 year old Lesley Makousa in a nearby field of Promosa, in the North West Province. Lesley Makousa was a gay Grade 10 learner at Promosa Secondary School.
On 11 August 2016, Iranti attended Lesley’s memorial service which was hosted by Promosa Secondary School. There was a high attendance from bereaved family, school mates and the broader community of Promosa. Lesley’s teacher spoke highly of them and expressed a deep regret that they had passed on so soon.
Iranti documented the memorial service and is monitoring the investigation of Lesley’s murder. Rest in power Lesley, you will be missed.