A 20-year-old suspect is expected to appear before the Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court on Monday 16 October 2023 on a charge of murder.
The appearance comes after the police in Lebowakgomo apprehended the suspect after allegedly stabbing to death a 30-year-old man at a local tavern in Leshikishiki Village in the early hours of Sunday, 15 October 2023.
According to the information, the fatal attack took place after the suspect and victim got into an argument. The suspect allegedly took out a knife and stabbed the victim who was certified dead at the scene by the paramedics.
The suspect was swiftly arrested after the incident was reported to the police. The Provincial Commissioner of police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has welcomed the arrest and commended the Investigating team for their excellent detective work which led to the swift arrest of the suspect.
Police investigations are still continuing.