Violent Clash Between Initiation Educators and Community in Limpopo Kills 1, Injures Several

Violent Clash Between Initiation Educators and Community in Limpopo Kills 1, Injures Several

  • A Limpopo community clashed violently during an event, and the clash became fatal when one person lost their lives
  • Educators from an initiation school fought with members of the community over loud music being played
  • the suspects involved in the incident, which also injured several, were arrested and will appear in court

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Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, covered police investigations and court cases at Daily Sun for over three years.

A group of people were arrested in Limpopo after a clash between community members and an initiation school educator turned fatal
A clash between two groups took one life. Image: choochart choochaikupt
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LIMPOPO – The South African Police Services arrested seven suspects after a clash between two groups in Limpopo became fatal.

Educators and community members clash

According to the South African Police Service, the incident happened in Itieleng village in Sekgosese on 22 June. Community members organized an event, and the music was loud. It disrupted a nearby initiation school, where an educator came and switched the music off.

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The groups got into a conflict, and it escalated into violence. They stoned one another, and several people were injured in the process. A 35-year-old male died. The police in the area arrested three of the suspects and charged them with assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. Four more suspects were arrested and charged with murder.

The suspects charged with assault GBH are expected to appear before the Senwamokgope Periodical Court. The suspects charged with murder will appear at the Giyani Magistrates Court.

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The accused allegedly beat him to death after his sister's SASSA grant card went missing. Over 30 people arrived at the house and took him and an associate. They beat him with sjamboks and various other weapons.

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In another incident, Briefly News reported that a North West man faced jail time after allegedly killing his girlfriend.

The incident happened after the woman allegedly assaulted him. He retaliated and reportedly assaulted her until she lost consciousness. When the emergency medical services were called, she was declared dead.

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Tebogo Mokwena (Current Affairs editor) Tebogo Mokwena is a Current Affairs Editor at Briefly News. He has a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON. He joined Daily Sun, where he worked for 4 years covering politics, crime, entertainment, current affairs, policy, governance and art. He was also a sub-editor and journalist for Capricorn Post before joining Vutivi Business News in 2020, where he covered small business news policy and governance, analysis and profiles. He joined Briefly News in 2023. Tebogo passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative Email: