A man in court for killing his brother


A 30-YEAR-OLD man allegedly strangled his younger brother,12 to death. The atrocity took place at Masutlhe village near Mahikeng on Friday.

North West police spokesperson, Lieutenant Col Pelonomi Makau said the lifeless body of a boy was found in an abandoned house by hawkers.

“The boy was still wearing his school uniform when found. The hawkers called the police and the body was found without visible injuries.

“Post-mortem was conducted and it was revealed that the boy was strangled to death. The preliminary investigation led the police to the deceased’s brother who was the last person to be seen with him alive,” she said.

Makau said the suspect confessed and he will appear in Mmabatho Magistrate’s Court on Monday after being charged with murder.



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