Two brothers arrested for slashing their sister’s head

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By: Angie Nkuna

Lulekani- Following the intensive initial Police investigations after a headless body of a woman has been found at Matiko Xikaya village outside Phalaborwa on Monday,2 brothers were arrested for the incident.



Police spokesperson LT. Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the two suspects between the age of 29 and 31 who are both the deceased’s younger brothers, were arrested and positively linked to this incident.

“Subsequent to this arrest, the deceased’s head was recovered in the nearby bushes. The suspects will appear before the Lulekani Magistrate’s Court today on a charge of murder.

“The deceased was identified as Irene Mopai (40) from Matiko Xikaya village.” Concluded Ngoepe.