A 29-year-old man has been accused of killing Gauteng Provincial Legislature member, Mapiti Matsena when he was along with his relations of their Pretoria North dwelling on Wednesday evening, 15th of July, 2020. He was attacked and stabbed a number of instances to demise two days earlier than his 54th birthday.
The suspect has been recognized as Francis Monoko Thoka. He deserted his bail utility after showing briefly earlier than the Pretoria North Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom on Monday, 20 July 2020.
The Nationwide Prosecuting Authority (NPA) mentioned the case was postponed for additional police investigation and to discover the opportunity of the case being heard within the excessive courtroom.
“Thoka deserted his bail utility and the matter was remanded to August 24 2020 for Director of Public Prosecutions’ instruction in respect of the matter probably being heard on the Gauteng Excessive Courtroom, Pretoria and additional investigation,” NPA Spokesperson Lumka Mahanjana mentioned.
Based on Pretoria Information, Thoka is a relative of Matsena and had even stayed with Matsena sooner or later.
ANC spokesperson, Pule Mabe mentioned the celebration, its alliance companions, the mass democratic motion and all freedom-loving individuals of South Africa have been devastated by Matsena’s killing.
The detectives are but to find the motive for killing Matsena however appeals to anybody who could have any data on the crime to please contact the SAPS through crime cease on 086 00 10111.