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A glimpse into the life of Wentworth’s slain ‘drug queen’


A glimpse into the life of Wentworth’s slain ‘drug queen’

The life of Simone Jasmin, a known dealer, was marred by violence and controversy

Orrin Singh and Nivashni Nair

Alleged drug queen Simone Muriel Jasmin died the way she lived, reduced to a statistic in a hail of bullets from a hired gun.

But was it her rise as leader of The Cartel gang in Wentworth, KwaZulu-Natal, and her association with a police officer, a gang turf war or the killing of a man linked to a powerful taxi family that finally claimed her life? 

These are the questions detectives are sifting through while her family claim her killer would never be brought to book due to police inference with CCTV footage of the 29-year-old's murder outside her home on the Bluff...

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