Siblings, dad held for murder

2012-01-31 13:14

Two siblings and their father have been arrested for allegedly killing a man before dumping his body on a street in Dikgale village in Limpopo.

The 67-year-old man, his son and daughter were taken into custody at their home yesterday, Constable Moses Molepo said.

He said the three allegedly beat Alfred Phoshoko (27) at his home in the same village on Sunday night after accusing him of stealing grocery items from their home.

“They beat Phoshoko with sticks to death at his home and dragged his body onto the street.”

The three were expected to face a murder charge in the Mankweng Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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