R2000 bail for woman, 40, accused of beating teacher with umbrella

The Mankwe Magistrate’s Court in Mogwase has provided bail for a 40-year-old woman, accused of beating a teacher with an umbrella “to teach her a lesson”. The hearings have been held on Tuesday.

Itumeleng Lizbeth Letsepe has faced a charge of assault with the intention to cause grievous bodily harm and was released on R2000 bail. The court case against her has been postponed to June 20 for further investigation.

Itumeleng Lizbeth is accused of beating Grade three teacher Mpuseng Sepotokele, 52, at Leema Primary School in Tlhatlaganyane near the Sun City resort in North West. The incident occurred on February 22. It is known Mpuseng Sepotokele was allegedly assaulted several times on the head and hands with an umbrella. She sustained injuries including open wounds and now is recovering at home.


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