Lindiwe Zitha has been in intensive care unit (ICU) for a week after her ex-lover attempted to burn her alive.
The 51-year-old is fighting for her life after being doused in petrol by her ex-boyfriend.
Zitha’s family is hoping for the best for her recovery.
Her mother, Khabonina Zitha, is trying to accept the possibility that she would never see her daughter again.
She claims Zitha had two restraining orders against him, but they weren’t enough to keep him away from her.
The 55-year-old suspect surrendered to Mamelodi police, but died in custody.
The circumstances surrounding his death are now under investigation
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