Friday, 20 November 2020
Thaba Nchu: Three male suspects appeared before the Thaba Nchu Magistrates’ Court, for alleged murder of a colleague at Rooibult Trust, Selosesha. Case was remanded to the 27 November 2020 for further investigation and formal bail application.
It is alleged that on Sunday morning; 15 November 2020, farm workers went to Rooibult to visit. While they were there, they noticed that there was a party and decided to go. As they were drinking, an argument erupted emanating from cultural differences on initiation school.
It is alleged that the victim Mojalefa Makhale (26) was assaulted with sticks by three suspects namely Tsietsi Phelane (21); Teboho Mogadi (22) and Mokete Tlhoho (26). They allegedly left him there and went back to the farm.
Police were summoned to the scene and found a lifeless body of the victim lying on the ground. Case of murder was opened for investigation.
The three suspects were apprehended within 48 hours and appeared before the Thaba Nchu Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday; 18 November 2020.