Tebogo Msimanga |
Lethabong Police arrested six suspects who are between the ages of 21 to 47 in connection with the alleged murder of a 35-year-old man. The suspects were apprehended at Lethabong Township outside Rustenburg for assaulting a neighbour on Tuesday night, 7 February 2023. The suspects allegedly accused the man of housebreaking and theft of a cell phone.
North West Police Spokesperson Colonel Amanda Funani said according to allegations, one of the suspects collected his friends with his taxi and they went to look for the man. “They found the man and took him to an unknown place where they assaulted him with unknown objects. The suspects allegedly dumped the victim at his mother’s place where he was found lying dead outside a house”.
Funani added that after an investigation, the police arrested the suspects on Wednesday morning, 8 February 2023. They are expected to appear before the Bafokeng Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 10 February 2023, for murder.