Man arrested after mother strangled to death

2015-10-19 16:46


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Cape Town - A 20-year-old man appeared in the Ga-rankuwa Magistrate's Court on Monday for the alleged murder his mother, North West police have confirmed.

Spokesperson Sergeant Kealeboga Molale said in a statement the man was arrested after the 55-year-old woman was killed in the early hours of Friday in Ramogodi Section, Mmakau Village. 

"It is alleged that the suspect had an argument with his mother, Suzan Malebye, after which he strangled her with his hands until she died," he said.

The man was arrested at his home and faces a murder charge, Molale said.

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