Police in Lebowakgomo arrested 30 year old man for stabbing his mother to death

LIMPOPO- Police in Lebowakgomo have arrested a 30 year old man for allegedly killing his mother at Lebowakgomo Zone S on Monday afternoon, 09 November 2020. The suspect allegedly stabbed his mother to death with a sharp instrument at their home following some quarrels and ran away.

The Preliminary Police investigations revealed that the suspect went to hide at a certain place in the area and after few days, he informed one of his friends about the murder and requested him to assist to find another hiding place. His friend contacted the suspect’s relatives who notified the Police.They reacted swiftly and he was arrested today, on 11 November 2020.

The motive behind this incident is not clear at this stage but domestic related violence may not be ruled out.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has condemned with the most strongest terms the gender based violence incidents that are still prevalent in some parts of the Province.

The suspect will appear before the Thabamoopo Magistrate’s Court soon facing a charge of murder.