Lobatse in shock as MP implicated in Tlotso’s murder

Thapelo Matsheka taking oath at OP IN 2019 PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Thapelo Matsheka taking oath at OP IN 2019 PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The gruesome murder of a boy which left a close-knit town of Lobatse community reeling in shock gets more interesting as area leadership is implicated, Mmegi Staff Writer PINI BOTHOKO follows the story to Lobatse, the home of beef

LOBATSE: Death brings everything to a halt. But, sudden demise resulting from suspected ritual murder causes more overwhelming grief for survivors. This is what residents of the low-income Peleng perched on a hill-top is going through at this moment.

On Wednesday, following the arrest of the area Member of Parliament, Dr Thapelo Matsheka on the previous day, Mmegi news crew visited the grieving community and established that residents are still struggling to come to terms with events surrounding the death of six-year-old Tlotso Karema.

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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