BONUS - RUSTENBURG- A 31-year-old murder accused, Thabo Moabi was remanded in custody until Wednesday (10 April) for bail application. Moabi appeared in the Bafokeng Magistrates’ Court in Tlhabane on Friday (29 March) in connection with the alleged murder of his girlfriend. According to information received at this stage, reports suggest that the accused strangled his 31-year-old girlfriend to death.
The couple, who stayed together at Mogajane village outside Phokeng were apparently heard by neighbors arguing on Tuesday night (26 March). Consequent to that, the accused allegedly disclosed to his younger brother that he killed the victim. The younger brother then alerted police in Phokeng about the alleged incident on Wednesday (27 March). Investigation at the couple’s place led to the discovery of the victim’s body under the bed.