Son in dock for killing mom

A 44-year-old man is expected to appear in the Mtubatuba regional court today for allegedly killing his mother.

A 44-year-old man is expected to appear in the Mtubatuba regional court today for allegedly killing his mother.

Bertha Tembe, 60, was killed by her son for allegedly practising witchcraft.

Goodenough Msoleni Mthethwa, from Mfelayo in KwaZulu-Natal, and his two friends allegedly attacked Tembe on May 17.

Tembe was sleeping when Mthethwa allegedly shot her in the head three times.

Police spokesman Jabulani Mdletshe said Mthethwa claimed that his mother had cast a spell on him. - Sne Masuku

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