Five teen pupils arrested for alleged murder of Thoriso Themane

- | 11 months ago

The murder of a 27-year-old man, Thoriso Themane, allegedly by pupils of Capricorn High School in Limpopo, has shocked the country as videos of the murder circulated on social media, and one of the suspects boasted that his father would protect him.

Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe confirmed on Tuesday that the Polokwane police were investigating a case of murder in Flora Park, a leafy suburb near the central business district of Polokwane, over the weekend. According to police information, the man had been arguing with a group of pupils who were at the school over the weekend.

The pupils then allegedly brutally assaulted him, throwing stones and dragging him on to a public road, while several recorded videos and cracked jokes during the assault.

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