Dutywa man behind bars for shooting mother, motive unknown

BY CHARL BOSCH - DECEMBER 18, 2015

Police in Dutywa have arrested a 39-year old man in connection with the murder of his mother in Sikhobeni Village on Wednesday morning.

In a statement, police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said the man had arrived from Cape Town at about 23h45 on Tuesday, before shooting 65-year old Ntombizanele Pamla just after midnight in her upper body. She was declared dead on the scene.

Manatha said a licensed pistol was discovered at scene with the motive for the attack yet to be determined.