N West man held for murder

2012-07-28 17:44

Johannesburg - A man who was allegedly part of a group that beat a man to death in Buffelshoek has been arrested, North West police said on Saturday.

Captain Adele Myburgh the 21-year-old man was allegedly linked to the murder of Patrick Sibanda, 50, which took place on Friday.

She said Sibanda was walking down a road when three men approached him to ask for directions.

"Sibanda allegedly told the men to look for directions themselves and they immediately started assaulting him with bottles and also kicking him," Myburgh said.

Sibanda died on the scene.