NW SAPS arrest suspect (36) accused of murdering own grandmother

Police handcuffed the man in Morokweng Village on Wednesday in connection with the 73-year-old woman's murder.

Pair of handcuffs.

JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested a 36-year-old man after his grandmother's body was found buried at their home in Taung in the North West.

Police handcuffed the man in Morokweng Village on Wednesday in connection with the 73-year-old woman's murder.

The police's Adele Myburgh said: “The Taung police are investigating a murder case after a body of a 73-year-old was yesterday was discovered in Morokweng Village where it was buried inside a small room of one of the houses in the village. Police then after discovering the body arrested a 36-year-old who will be making his first court appearance on Friday.”

The family murder comes at the start of 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children.

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