Mother and Daughter arrested for murder

JANUARY 15, 2015

A woman and her daughter were arrested on Thursday for the alleged murder of a 20-year-old man, the South African Police Services (SAPS) said.

The incident reportedly took place on Wednesday at about 00:00 in Maboloka village near Letlhabile, north-west of Pretoria.

According to the information received, the pair with estimated ages of 42 and 29 embarked on a search for a young man whom they accused of running away after stealing building materials from their yard.

It is alleged that the two suspects found the victim and assaulted him until he died. 

Police were called to the scene, arrested the two suspects and charged them with murder.

They will appear in Ga-Rankuwa Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Investigation into the matter continues.