Man held over child’s mur­der

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

WESTERN Cape po­lice ar­rested a 35-year-old sus­pect yes­ter­day for the mur­der of five-year-old Mi­nen­tle Lekhatha whose body was found on Sun­day near Strand. Spokesper­son Lieu­tenan­tColonel An­dré Traut said: “Our pri­ori­tised around-the-clock in­ves­ti­ga­tion led de­tec­tives to a 35-year-old sus­pect from Lwan­dle. Our in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the cir­cum­stances sur­round­ing the case is yet to be fi­nalised and the finer as­pects of the sus­pect’s ap­pre­hen­sion can­not be dis­closed at this stage,” he said. The sus­pect is due in court to­mor­row. – ANA

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