LEPHALALE — A Zimbabwean man, Hardlife Mabaso, died on the scene after he was knocked down by a car in Hoornbosch near the Stockpoort Road on Saturday night 26 February around 19:30.
According to W.O. Frans Mokoena, Lephalale SAPS spokesperson, someone noticed the body with multiple injuries in the middle of the road. The damaged bicycle of the deceased as well as a vehicle registration number, CZR 060L, were lying next to the road.
W.O. Mokoena says the suspect was at that stage unknown, but they traced him by way of the registration number plate. He is not the owner of the car, but the owner helped the police in the search.
The suspect was arrested and appeared in Lephalale Magistrate’s Court on Monday. A case of culpable homicide per CAS294/2/2016 was opened.