Two suspects arrested for murder in two unrelated cases

On Monday, 09 October 2017, a 21-year-old suspect is expected to appear at the Atamelang Magistrates' Court in connection with murder. The suspect's court appearance came after he was arrested on Friday, 06 October 2017 for the murder of a 30-year-old man. According to information received the two men were seen arguing on their way home. It is alleged that the suspect and the victim were from a local tavern and a fight ensured. The suspect assaulted the victim with stones and he had bruises on his body and blood stains on his mouth and ears. He was taken to a local clinic where he later died.

In another unrelated incident, a 27�year-old is expected to appear in the Ga-Rankua Magistrates' Court for murder of her 27 -year-old husband on Monday, 09 October 2017. According to information the woman and her husband were at the residential place when a fight started. Further information revealed that the couple were fighting over money that the husband left at the house. The wife used the money and the victim got angry when he came back and could not get the money. It is alleged the wife took out a knife and stabbed his husband three times on the stomach. The victim was rushed to a local hospital where he later died.

Source: South African Police Service