Teen in court for farm couple’s murder

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Mokopane - A teenager appeared in the Mokopane Magistrate's Court on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a farm couple, Limpopo police said.

“The matter was postponed to May 19 after the youth chose not to apply for bail. He is being kept at a place of safety,” said spokeswoman Colonel Ronel Otto.

The 16-year-old was arrested at his guardian's house in Mossel Bay, Western Cape.

He first appeared in the Mossel Bay Magistrate's Court at the end of March.

Police said the matter was transferred to Mokopane because the bodies of the couple were discovered on their farm near Lephalale in Limpopo.

Police found the bodies of the 69-year-old man and 66-year-old woman after their relatives had been unable to contact them.

Sapa


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