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45-year-old woman arrested for the murder of her 53-year-old sister

Jul 2, 2018
45-year-old woman arrested for the murder of her 53-year-old sister

A 45-year-old woman is expected in court on Tuesday after she was arrested by Centane police for the alleged murder of her sister, aged 53.

"It is alleged that the suspect strangled the deceased to death on Sunday, at about 19:30, at Nombhanjana Village, Centane," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The motive for the murder is not yet clear.

"The suspect is due to appear before the Centane Magistrate Court on Tuesday on a murder charge."

Captain Manatha said that the identity of the deceased will be published once her relatives, who are of the province have been informed of her murder.