Serial murder suspect to go for mental assessment

Mooketsi Simba Mampori. PIC. PHATSIMO KAPENG
Mooketsi Simba Mampori. PIC. PHATSIMO KAPENG

Court has today ordered state prosecution to send a man suspected of killing four women for psychiatric assessment.

In his last court appearance, a former soldier, Simba Mampori pleaded with court to consider sending him for an assessment claiming to be shocked by things that he does and later put him into trouble.

Mampori is accused of murdering four women, all alleged to have been his girlfriends, at the time of the murders. They were killed in separate incidents. 

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