A 62-year-old man killed his brother with an axe

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The two suspects Hollo Mapadimeng aged 60 and Seageng Mogapu aged 62 are facing a charge of murder. They allegedly hacked and killed their younger brother at their home in Eenkanteen Mampaha village on Monday night. They appeared before Nebo Magistrate Court on Wednesday, 11 January 2023 and are remanded in custody.

Limpopo Police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said according to the information, Police received information from community members after the victim was hacked with an axe following an alleged altercation with his two brothers. “On arrival at the scene, Police found the victim’s chopped body and the two suspects were arrested on the scene”.

The motive behind the incident is not yet known but domestic violence cannot be ruled out.

Their next court appearance is on Thursday, 19, January 2023  for a formal bail application when they appeared before Nebo Magistrate Court. Police investigations continue.

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