Sebekhathele ubugebengu, abantu basemakhaya bazithathela umthetho ngezandla

Elmon Tshikhudo

Izakhamuzi zasezigodini zase-Phiphidi nase-Ngulumbi, ngaphandle kwase-Thohoyandou e-Limpopo, sekunesikhathi eside zishiyiwe zingavikelekile ngabomthetho bendawo.

NgoMsombuluko mhla zintathu kuNhlaba, kufike lapho abakhathala khona, futhi isixuku esakhiwe ngabantu bakulezi zigodi zombili sashaya indoda sayibulala ngoba kusolwa ukuthi yenze icala elinodlame.

Sekuyiminyaka, abaningi abahlala e-Phiphidi nase-Ngulumbi bephucwa njalo izimpahla zabo kanti abanye bebeyizisulu zokudlwengulwa nobunye ubugebengu obunodlame.

Izakhamizi zithi ubugebengu obuningi benziwa ngabantu ababaziyo, kepha uma bebikwa emaphoyiseni, abasolwa cishe bayadedelwa ngaphandle kokushushiswa futhi bahlale bekhululekile ukuzulazula emigwaqeni ngemuva kwezinsuku ezimbalwa begcinwe esitokisini.

Bekhathele yilezi zenzo zobugebengu ezigodini zabo, abantu bendawo bakhiphela intukuthelo yabo kumuntu oyedwa okuthiwa uyisigelekeqe esaziwayo, umphakathi othi yiso esibangela ubugebengu obuningi obenziwe kule ndawo.

Ngesikhathi unogada osebenzela ibhizinisi e-Phiphidi kubikwa ukuthi uhlaselwe wacishe wadlwengulwa ngenkathi eya emsebenzini entathakusa ngoMgqibelo wesonto eledlule, bekungumhlanga wokugcina.

Omunye umthombo ongathandanga ukudalulwa, uthi owesilisa obehlala e-Ngulumbi ukhonjwe njengomunye wabahlaseli, izakhamizi zaphuma zayomfuna.

“Lo mlisa uyisigebengu esaziwa kabi esinganiki abahlali ubuthongo ebusuku, kuthe uma bezwa ukuthi uyabandakanyeka, bazihlanganisa ngokushesha baya lapho kuhlala khona intombi yakhe,” kusho umthombo.

Baqhubeka bathi, “Umndeni unikezwe izindlela ezimbili: ukunikela ngomsolwa noma ukushiswa kwendlu yawo. Umndeni ukhethe ukumnikela, wahlaselwa ngaphambi kokuthi akwazi ukubaleka, waphunyuka wabaleka waya esigodini esiseduze sase-Ngulumbi.”

Umthombo uchaze ukuthi abantu bendawo balandela lo mlisa baya e-Ngulumbi, lapho bahlangana khona nabantu bakule ndawo yakwa-Ngulumbi, bamshaya bambulala nganoma yini ababengayibeka izandla.

Umthombo uthe umama walowo okusolwa ukuthi uyisigebengu ufike endaweni yesigameko ngesikhathi ehlaselwa.

Ngokusobala unxuse usizo kuye kodwa wamphika, wathi usekhathele yizenzo zakhe ezimbi.

Amaphoyisa akuqinisekisile ukuthi aphenya icala lokubulala.