Tuesday, 06 August 2019
Thabong: On Sunday 04 August 2019,Thabong police arrested four male suspects aged 18 to 30, for the murder of Busa Seithathi (30). The arrest comes after the suspects tried to rob Seithathi and his friend of their belongings on Saturday, 03 August 2019.
It is alleged that Sethathi was refusing to give up his belongings when the suspects stabbed him once at the back and fled the scene. The friend called for help. Two females who were walking past them and knew Sethathi, helped carry him to try and get him help.
The suspects allegedly came back and stabbed Busa Seithathi to death before fleeing the scene on foot. Thabong police and Emergency Services were called to the scene and Sethathi was certified dead on the scene.
A case of murder was opened for further investigation. Preliminary investigations led police to the suspects and they were arrested pending further investigation.
All four suspects appeared at the Welkom Magistrate Court on 05 August 2019.