Man allegedly chopped his mother to death with a sharp object in Ga Mamaila


By Theodorah waga Mawasha

GA-MAMAILA-In a deeply disturbing incident in the small village of Ga-Mamaila, located in Kolobetona village, Ga-Mamaila, Greater Letaba Municipality, a man has been accused of fatally attacking his mother with a sharp object.

The horrific event reportedly took place in the early hours of Monday morning. Police received a distress call from neighbors who heard alarming sounds coming from the household.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a gruesome scene with the victim, identified as a woman in her late 60s, suffering from multiple fatal wounds. Despite immediate efforts to provide medical assistance, she was declared dead at the scene.

Preliminary investigations suggest the weapon used in the attack was a machete, a detail that has added to the brutal nature of the crime.

The motive behind the murder is still under investigation. However, initial reports from neighbors and family members point to possible underlying domestic issues that had been brewing over a period of time. The community is struggling to come to terms with the violent nature of the incident, which has shattered the peace of the usually quiet village.

All emergency services have been summoned to the scene.



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