A 25 years old woman in court for murder of her two children. The mother was arrested for murder of her two daughters whose bodies were found burnt and abandoned old building in Atteridgeville.
Gauteng Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has welcomed the swift unraveling of the double murder of two girls aged between five and eight. After their bodies were found in an abandoned building in Atteridgeville, Extension 7 on Friday 05 February 2021.
The bodies were burnt beyond recognition and at the time of discovery, the deceased were unknown with no little of information on the circumstances surrounding their greusome death.
A priority investigation unfolded owing to the fact that this was a brutal crime committed against minors, and within about two days the police already had some valuable information that helped in determining that the deceased were siblings and also led them to the perpetrator which is the mother of two, a 25 years old lady who was arrested at Stadium plaza shopping center in Atteridgeville.
The woman now confirmed as the mother of the deseased appeared in court on 09 February 2021 in Atteridgeville magistrate court on charge of murder. The case has been remanded to 15 February 2021 while the suspect remains in custody.