Raeesa Kimmie
1 minute read
26 Feb 2019
12:34 pm

Suspect arrested for allegedly beating man to death in Polokwane

Raeesa Kimmie

Police say more arrests are imminent after the identity of the victim, as well as the school the kids allegedly attend, has been identified.

Thoriso Themane was killed by a group of learners over the past weekend and his body dumped in Flora Park. Photo: Twitter

Ten more arrests are expected to be made regarding the murder of 22-year old Thoriso Themane, whose body was found dumped on Erasmus and Cestrum Avenue, in Flora Park, Polokwane, reports Polokwane Review.

According to preliminary police investigations, police spokesperson Col Moatshe Ngoepe said the deceased was bludgeoned to death in a mob attack.

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A video, also doing the rounds on social media, shows a group of schoolkids, allegedly from Capricorn High School, dragging Themane’s lifeless body.

Several attempts have been made to the school, however, we are still awaiting comment.

“A suspect has been taken in for questioning and a case of murder has been opened,” Ngoepe said.

News of Themane’s murder has started the hashtag #JusticeForThoriso, which is currently trending on social media.

https://twitter.com/Isaac_Moselane/status/1100311579688607744

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