Mother recalls how drugs destroyed son's life

Maki Dube survived six attempts on her life by her drug addict son. The son eventually committed suicide in full view of the public.

Xolani Gwala on Tuesday spoke to Dube about the pain the ordeal and how she's coping with her grief.

Listen to the conversation below:

This is sad. I don't know what to do. I can't handle this. This is like a burden on my shoulders... I tried as a mother... I did what's best... I did what a woman can do...

Maki Dube, grieving mother

It started in 2011. I recognised it in 2011... All of a sudden he wasn't going to school... The other day he was aggressive with me... I tried as a mother to speak to him to no avail. It tried to take him to rehab... It kept on growing...

Maki Dube, grieving mother

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