Two held for Limpopo murders

2015-02-02 16:57


Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - Two people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in two murders in Limpopo at the weekend, police said on Monday.

The first murder was at Mariveni village in Ritavi, said police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe.

A 42-year-old man was arrested for killing Winter Mbodi Ntimana, 40, by driving his car into him at high speed, then reversing over him, after an argument.

"The suspect will appear before the Ritavi Magistrate's Court soon on a charge of murder," said Ngoepe.

The second murder was at Segwashi village near Haenertzburg.

A 45-year-old was arrested for allegedly killing his 50-year-old girlfriend.

"It is alleged that the suspect killed the deceased and buried her body in a shallow grave until we got information which led to his arrest," said Ngoepe.

"The motive behind this incident is still unknown, but our investigations will give more light on that."

The 45-year-old man was expected to appear in court soon.

Both men were arrested on Sunday night.

Read more on:    polokwane  |  crime

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


Man scores date with tennis superstar after Twitter bet

It’s a modern day Cinderella story, but one American man took ‘shoot your shot’ seriously in 2017.


You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.