UPDATE: Thoriso Themane murder case postponed to next week

The sixth suspect joined five other teenagers who are expected to appear in the Polokwane Magistrates Court on Thursday.

FILE: Thoriso Themane. Picture: Facebook.

JOHANNESBURG - The murder case of Limpopo man Thoriso Themane has been postponed to next week.

On Thursday, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) confirmed that a sixth high school pupil had been arrested in connection with the murder of Themane.

The suspect joined five other teenagers who appeared in the Polokwane Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Themane (28) was assaulted and dragged through the streets of Flora Park in Polokwane over the weekend by a group of high school learners.

The attack was captured on video which has been shared widely and with many calling for justice for the victim.

The grade nine and 10 suspects are each facing a murder charge.

(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)