A 36-year-old man of Rietvale in Modderriver allegedly molested his 51-year-old biological mother to death, police has apprehended him for committing such crime.
It is alleged that the suspect and his mother were drinking wine together under a tree on the night of Sunday, 02 February at Rietvale. It is alleged the suspect molested her mother and was caught in the act by a passer-by who raised the alarm.
Police were alerted and unfortunately the victim was found dead. The suspect was later arrested.
Post mortem results conducted today revealed that the victim was strangled.
The suspect is expected to appear before the Modderriver Magistrates court tomorrow, 05 February facing charges of rape and murder.