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2024/02/27      |  Written By:  Sergeant M Shemane   |   Province:  Northern Cape

Kimberley - 27 February 2024: The SAPS Management welcomes the conviction and sentence handed down to a violent criminal by the Pofadder Regional Court. On Tuesday, 12 October 2021, the 36 years old deceased, Pietman Blom and 40 years old accused Friheinco Titus had an argument about a cell phone. 

The suspect went to the deceased's house in Melkbosrand in Onseepkans and severely assaulted him resulting in his death. A case of murder was registered and the accused was arrested. On Monday, 19 February 2024, the Pofadder Regional Court convicted Friheinco Titus, and on Friday, 23 February 2024, he was sentenced to twelve years direct imprisonment for murder. 

The Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General, Koliswa Otola applauded D/WO Christoffel Bekker for his thorough and meticulous investigation. In order to rate the services delivered by the SAPS, the public is encouraged to participate in “Rate-Our-Service Online Survey and scan the QR code.


D/W/O Christoffel Bekker