The incident happened in Thohoyandou where a 28-year-old from Matangari-Tshiumoni village appeared before the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court to answer for his crimes, it has been revealed that he was charged with murder because he is being connected to the killing of his mother.
It is believed that she was hiding food inside her room from taking it away from the kitchen, the kitchen is completely empty because there was no food because the mother had hidden the food in her bedroom.
The incident happened in the early hours of the morning and the Limpopo spokesperson for the NPA said that the deceased mother of this twenty-eight-year-old was asleep when he pounced, it was also revealed that he came in the early hours of the morning to ask for food from his mother.
Who at the time had expected to meet her son, this was not the first incident where the son asked for food – so she had decided to hide the food from him.
Apparently, the young man was accusing his mother of hiding their food in her bedroom then started getting angry because he had been warning her for quite some time to stop doing that, but she was lying that she wasn’t hiding any food in her bedroom.
He ended up picking up a broomstick and started hitting her with it, the mother tried to get away from him but quickly collapsed at the gate she was then rushed to hospital after paramedics were called to the scene where she succumbed to her wounds and died.
Tshivhase kept accusing his old mother of hiding their food, he allegedly became angry that he picked up a broomstick and used it on his mother. She was admitted at Donald Fraser Hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival.