Man held for double murder

2013-03-20 18:54
Johannesburg - A 30-year-old man wanted for the murder of a woman and her daughter in Lethabong was arrested in Magaliesburg near Krugersdorp on Wednesday, North West police said.

Police spokesperson Amanda Funani said he was arrested at the Orion informal settlement while consulting a traditional healer.

Annah Moilwe, 44, and her daughter Tshepiso, 28, were shot dead at their home in Slovo Extension on Saturday, allegedly by Tshepiso's ex-boyfriend.

Police said he allegedly broke into their house around 03:00.

The girlfriend had a protection order against him.

A quarrel ensued.

The man took out a firearm and allegedly shot his girlfriend in the stomach and chest.

When the mother tried to intervene he shot her three times, twice in the chest and once in the chin. She died on the scene.

Her daughter died at the Hartebeesfontein clinic.

He was expected to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court on Friday to face charges of murder.

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