A 51-year-old Woman was arrested for allegedly killing her nephew who had reportedly wanted to sleep with her in Dan Village, Limpopo.

According to the information received, the deceased went to the aunt’s place and found her bathing. He forcefully wanted to sleep with his aunt but the aunt furiously assaulted him with a steel iron and stone on his head.

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He collapsed and was immediately driven to the nearest hospital. He was certified dead upon arrival by the doctor on duty.

The incident was reported to the police, and the investigation led to the arrest of the aunt on Sunday, 29 October 2023, early in the morning at Dan Village. She was charged with murder.


Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, has welcomed the arrest. She further said that it is the police’s responsibility to investigate the crime and bring offenders to justice.

The suspect is expected to appear before Nkowankowa Magistrate’s court on Monday, 30 October. Police investigations are underway.