Man rearrested for sister’s murder

2012-02-15 14:19

A man was arrested for murdering his 12-year-old sister in Swaneville, Kagiso.

The 20-year-old man was arrested at the time the teenager was beaten to death in December, but was released without charge, said Brigadier Sipho Ngubane.

Their uncle was also arrested at the time of her death. The 20-year-old had told the police he had been too afraid of his uncle to stop him assaulting the girl.

Yesterday, a community member contacted police with evidence indicating that the youth was complicit in the murder.

He was arrested at 7.15am today and was expected to appear in the Krugersdorp Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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