Horror as local sangoma arrested after showing police where he buried Modjadji Thoka’s head

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

BOTLOKWA-The Police in Botlokwa made a breakthrough, on Wednesday, January 17 following the arrest of a 30-year-old man, also a Traditional Healer who is linked to the murder of an 18-year-old Modjadji Niccol Thoka at Mokomene village.

Thoka’s lifeless body was found on 8 January 2024, at Mokomene, Ga-Thoka village.

Through the intensive investigation, the suspect allegedly took the team to the place where he buried the head of the deceased. He was immediately arrested for murder.

His arrest comes after Police were notified about the discovery of the lifeless body of a woman at an abandoned house. Upon arrival at the scene, they found the body of the woman in an advanced state of decomposition.

Further investigations, revealed that the body was dismembered.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, Major General Jan Scheepers has praised the Police team that ensured that this ruthless criminal is put behind bars. He further commended the community and Police collaboration that resulted in the provision of crucial information. “We are now relieved that the suspect is arrested and expect more arrests,” concluded Major General Scheepers.

The suspect will appear before the Morebeng magistrate’s court soon.

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