Limpopo man brutally kills his mom, his sister and his 10-year-old nephew

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has strongly condemned the domestic violence incident in which a 27-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly killed his mother, (59), sister, (19) and nephew aged 10. The shocking incident occurred on Monday 10 July 2023 at Breda village in Gilead outside Mokopane in Limpopo.

Police responded to the complaint at about 11:00 after community members alerted them about the domestic violence taking place at the house where an elderly son allegedly hacked his own mother with an axe, then went after his sister and nephew.

Limpopo man kills his relatives

Limpopo man hacks his relatives to death

Upon arrival at the scene, the three victims were certified dead by the paramedics, whereas the suspect was arrested shortly near his home.

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Police have opened three counts of murder. The motive for this merciless killing is still unknown at this stage.

The deceased were identified as Johanna Seanego (mother), Matome Seanego (sister) and Tebogo Mashilo Seanego (nephew)

“We are extremely appalled by the incident and the atrocious manner in which the family members were killed allegedly by their own relative. We commend the Police for arresting the suspect who must face the consequences of his alleged horrendous actions

Members of the community are advised to seek professional help when faced with domestic challenges,” said Lieutenant General Hadebe.

The suspect is expected to appear in the Mahwelereng Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo on Wednesday 12 July 2023 facing three counts of murder.

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