Crime & Accidents News
16 June 2017

Rustenburg/ Tlhabane – On Tuesday, 13 June 2017 at about 01h00 in the morning, three people were severely injured in a house fire at Tlhabane, opposite the Tlhabane sports grounds.

A woman, Monica Shalwane, 12-year old Katlego Shalwane and their visitor sustained severe burn wounds. The three were taken to hospital for medical care.

Family home caught fire
Family home caught fire.

A family spokesperson told the Platinum Weekly newspaper that it is alleged arson was the cause of the fire as a cloth filled with gasoline was discovered beneath the door. “The entire house smelled like petrol,” he said. The Police were on scene and investigations are underway.   

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