A 35-year-old man was arrested in Polokwane by the police officers. He is suspected of murdering an 11-year-old girl at Ga-Marishane Village.
According to police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, on September 5, the victim had allegedly left home for school and did not return. The girl was reported missing to the police. On September 6, her body was found by the police officers.
The cause of death has not been determined yet.
The suspect is expected to appear in the Nebo Magistrates’ Court on Monday.