Dad hangs child, self, in Bela-Bela

2015-05-31 13:31
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Johannesburg - A Limpopo man allegedly hanged his 4-year-old boy and then himself after an argument with the boy's mother, Limpopo police said on Sunday.

Spokesperson Colonel Ronel Otto said little Thebogo Frans Sebolai's father a Mr Lehudi, had an argument with the mother of his child, 23-year-old Gontse Sebolai, at a tavern in Bela-Bela just after 21:00 on Saturday.

Lehudi went home, took Thebogo and allegedly put a rope around his neck and hanged him from a tree.

''The father called relatives early this morning and gave descriptions where to find the body of the child,'' said Otto.

''He also said they will find his body in the same area and it was later found hanging from a tree with a rope around his neck.''

Police would hold an inquest.

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