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A 26-Year-Old Suspect Arrested For Sbongile Nkanyane’s Murder

By Staff Reporter

A 26-year-old suspect was on Thursday evening arrested in connection with the murder of Sebongile Nkanyane whose body was found in the yard at Vaalwater 2, Sekgosese in the early hours of Tuesday morning. 

Members of the Mankweng Tracing Team and Sekgosese Detectives conducted an Intelligence driven operation and operationalized the information received that led them to a house at Thakgalane village in Sekgosese area. 

Limpopo police spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the suspect was then apprehended in the home of one of his extended relatives. 

“The murder of Sebongile sparked violence in the area which resulted in the torching of four houses. The suspects for these Arson cases are still being sought”, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo.

The Provincial Commissioner of Limpopo, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has once more commended the Team of investigators for arresting the suspect two days after this brutal murder. 

General Ledwaba continued to thank community members for providing valuable information that enabled the police apprehend the suspect. 

He, however, condemned the actions of some community members for taking the law into their own hands and urged them to work with the police to stamp out criminality in the area. 

“The suspect will appear in Tiyani magistrate court (Hlanganani) on Monday facing a charge of murder”, added Brigadier Mojapelo. 

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