Murder in Vienna

Matlala Augastine, Thabiso Shiko and Matlala Augastine

Leoni Kruger
VILLA NORA — It is alleged that on Sunday 23 July at about 01:20, Thabane Lucas Ditlhoriso (24) of Ga Rapadi Village, was killed by three suspects, Thabiso Shiko, Sebetha Kgoba Nelson and Matlala Augastine.
According to Warrant Officer Frans Mokoena from Lephalale SAPS, the incident happened at the Sethlare Tavern in Vienna Village after Ditlhoriso and the suspects were involved in an argument. According to Mokoena, they started to fight and one of the suspects hit Ditlhoriso with a beer bottle in his face. His left eye was seriously injured and he was taken to Nkidikitlane Clinic where the sister in charge declared him dead.
The suspects were arrested on a charge of murder and they appeared in Witpoort Lephalale Magistrate’s Court on Monday 24 July and the case was postponed to Thursday 27 July.

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