Suspect hands himself over for allegedly killing Lichtenburg teen

A 46-year-old man was arrested after he handed himself over to police following the murder of a 15-year-old boy in Lichtenburg, North West.

A 46-year-old man was arrested after he handed himself over to police following the murder of a 15-year-old boy in Lichtenburg, North West. %u200B

After a case of murder and two counts of attempted murder was reported, the suspect handed himself over after 22:00 on Wednesday. He arrived at the police station accompanied by his legal representative. 

According to police reports, the suspect allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Stander Tshukudu. Two others were also injured in the shooting. 

Following the incident, members of the community took to the streets and torched a truck. They also barricaded the road with burning tyres and other objects.

The man is expected to appear in the Lichtenburg Magistrates’ Court on Thursday. 

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