Police have arrested one suspect in connection with the murder and rape of a 14-year-old Simphiwe Sibeko from Dobsonville in Soweto.
Simphiwe Sibeko disappeared on Thursday after she told her grandfather that she was going to a nearby spaza, unfortunately, she never made it to the spaza and back home safely instead her body was later found near a river the next day.
Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said a 22-year-old suspect was arrested and would appear in court soon.
“So far we are searching for the other suspects who were also involved in the incident. We are still calling on the community to continue and give the information so that we can be able to trace and arrest the suspects,” Makhubele said.