Pitso Motsanana (19) was arrested on the 12th March 2020 for allegedly kidnapping a 15-month old and later went on to rape and murder the child.
NewsLiteSA reported on this incident back in February 2020.
The baby girl was called Mpho Kgoroyadira, it has been reported to the Police that on the 1st February 2020 Mpho was sleeping with her mother in Jouberton when an intruder entered the house. When the mother woke up it was alleged that Mpho was snatched away from her and the intruder ran away with the girl.
“Mpho’s body was ultimately discovered in an open field, hidden underneath a rock in Extension 12, Jouberton, on Friday, 14 February 2020.” said Col Adéle Myburgh
The Police carried out a thorough and tough investigation and eventually lead them to Motsanana, he was arrested on the 12th March 2020 and later appeared in Klerksdorp Magistrates Court on the 13th March 2020.
He has remained in custody since the arrest and the next appearance in court will be on the 25th March 2020, where a bail application will be looked into.