A 29-year-old man appeared in Taung
Magistrates’ Court for the alleged murder of his 5-year-old son, Remoratile
The accused Boitumelo Seoposengwe was
remanded in custody until Monday, 5 January 2015 for a bail application.
Police Colonel Sabata Makgwabone said It is
alleged that the suspect locked himself and his son inside one of the back
rooms at his grandmother‘s place.
Makgwabone said according to the
information, a few minutes later, one of the children went to knock at the room
where the suspect and his son were. Seemingly, there was no response and family
members were alerted.
Makgwabone said it is alleged that they
peeped through the window and saw the boy hanging from the roof rafters. The
boy’s father allegedly opened the door and ran away.
Makgwabone said the police were summoned to
the scene where they found the boy’s body inside the room.
Makgwabone said the suspect came back later
and handed himself to the police who were busy working at the scene.“The motive of the incident is still
unknown and investigation continues Makgwabone added.
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