Police in Thohoyandou have acted swiftly to arrest the suspect in the murder case of a 15-year-old girl, Tshinakaho Munyai. Munyai from Vondwe Village in the Vhembe district, Limpopo was murdered on Saturday night. 

An 18-year-old suspect was apprehended within days after he allegedly murdered Tshinakaho in Vondwe.

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The suspect was reportedly walking in the company of the victim and after an argument, he allegedly stabbed her to death. He initially told the police that the victim was stabbed by an unknown suspect who confronted them whilst walking from the local Resort.

Following detailed investigations conducted by the Police, the 18-year-old teenager was arrested and charged with murder.


The suspect is a learner in one of the Secondary Schools in the area. He is expected to appear in Thohoyandou magistrate court today, Wednesday, 8 December 2021.

Limpopo Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has commended the Police in Thohoyandou for arresting the suspect.

Lieutenant General Hadebe also thanked community members for continuously assisting the police in the fight against crime by providing valuable information that often resulted in the arrests of the suspects.