Murder: Woman (44), son (6) set alight by partner, Protea Glen

South African Police Service

Murder: Woman (44), son (6) set alight by partner, Protea Glen
Murder: Woman (44), son (6) set alight by partner, Protea Glen

Police in Gauteng remain resolute to address the proliferation of crimes against women, children and vulnerable persons.

SAPS Protea Glen is investigating a double murder and arson case following an incident that took place a week ago in the policing area.

It is alleged that on Saturday, 27 August 2022, a 44-year-old woman together with her six-year-old son were set alight by her partner.

The alleged suspect, Lerato Sefekedi aged 44 years old fled the scene and a warrant for his arrest has since been issued.

Anyone that has information on the whereabouts of the suspect is urged to contact SAPS Protea Glen on 011 986 9272/9575, SAPS Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or alternatively leave an anonymous tip-off on the MySAPS App.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service