PRESS RELEASE

LESOTHO MOUNTED POLICE SERVICE

PRESS RELEASE

THIS PRESS RELEASE IS FROM LESOTHO MOUNTED POLICE SERVICE HEADQUARTERS MASERU:-

SR: 01/2014                                          AUGUST 12, 2014

LERIBE: On the 11th August 2014, Police Hlotse received the report of a murder case of a Mosotho female aged 20 years of Qoqolosing Ha Jakote, headman Pholo Molefi under Chief Joel Motšoene. The report indicates that the deceased was assaulted to death by her father using a sjambok after her cell phone rang and she could not answer that call. It was reported that her father accused the deceased of having love affairs with boys.

Police attended the scene of crime and found the deceased lying dead on the mattress in the pool of blood covered with blankets. On examination, she sustained multiple whip marks and bruises on the body; the suspect was arrested and investigations are proceeding. Hlotse CIR 455/08/2014.

                                                  Prepared by: Shao Ts’oarelo (Mr)