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Limpopo mother arrested for allegedly murdering her 11-year-old boy

LIMPOPO South Africa,Police on the scene were led to a place in the woman’s yard where the lifeless body of her son was found buried in a shallow grave.

OgeneAfrican reports a 28-year-old woman from Limpopo was arrested on Tuesday for the murder of her 11-year-old son. This after she was attacked by residents in Hlalanikahle village in Hlogotlou, outside Groblersdal, who suggested she was responsible for the disappearance of her son.

In a statement released, police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo said that once police had arrived on the scene, they were led to a spot in the yard where the lifeless body of the boy was found buried in a shallow grave.

“The incident allegedly took place on Monday, 7 October, and the woman will appear in the Hlogotlou Magistrate’s Court, soon,” he said.

Provincial police commissioner, Lt Gen Nneke Ledwaba has condemned the woman’s actions stating it was sad that a child was killed by someone who was expected to protect them.

The motive behind the murder is not yet known.

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