Slain police officer, other daughter in dock for his murder

LIMPOPO- Warrant Officer Thomas Alugumi Nemugumoni’s daughters whose second daughter has been murdered and a fourth suspect has been arrested and appeared  in the Vuwani Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Nyambeni Nemugumoni, 26, Thomas Nemgumoni daughter is one of the accused, with Khathutshelo Tshisudi, 24, who are suspects of the killing of the Warrant officer, were kept in custody after making their first appearance in the dock following their arrest on Thursday.

Nyambeni’s sister, Mphophi Nemugumoni, and Khathutshelo’s brother, Calvin, appeared on Friday.

Nemugumoni a 56 year old police officer based in Levubu police station, was stabbed to death in front of his house in Tshakhuma on Monday night when he arrived home, he was declared dead on the scene.

The violent sequence of events according to the police, occured when he arrived home just before 11pm , when he was attacked by an unknown man with a sharp object.

“The children were alerted by frantic screams and peeped through the window and were shocked to see the suspect butchering their father,”Mojapelo said at the time.

Police spokesperson Mojaphelo said the suspect fled the scene after the children screamed for help.

All suspects will appear in court on Friday on charges of conspiracy to commit murder.

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