Mother and daughter arrested for beating man to death

2015-01-15 13:31

A woman and her daughter have been arrested for allegedly beating a man to death in Maboloka near Brits, North West police said.

Sergeant Kelebogile Moleko said the two allegedly beat a 20-year-old man to death after accusing him of theft yesterday.

“According to the information received, the pair with estimated ages of 42 and 29 embarked on a search for a young man whom they accused of running away after stealing building materials from their yard,” she said.

“It is alleged that the two suspects found the victim and assaulted him until he died.”

She said the two allegedly beat him with a sjambok for six hours.

He died at the scene.

The two were expected to appear in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

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