Mokerong Regional Court has sentenced a 39-year-old rapist to one life sentence for the rape of an elderly woman in 2015 in the Gelead Policing precinct outside Mokopane.
The suspects will appear before the Giyani and Tzaneen Magistrates Courts respectively on a charge of possession of protected species.
The 45-year-old suspect was arrested five days after two children and an adult were killed in a petrol bombed house outside Mokopane
The arrest of the five suspects follows the discovery of a murdered man at a local tavern in the Mankgaile village on Sunday, 7 October
Police in Vjulaudzi ,outside Thohoyandou, are looking for Dorobo Rodney Tshivhula (31) who is wanted for murder and failing to comply with bail conditions.
The suspect threatened the woman before raping her and fleeing the scene.
Police say the motive of the incident is unknown at this point but domestic violence cannot be ruled out.
The abalone was found on a truck travelling to Zimbabwe via Botswana
Two suspects, a man and a woman were arrested.
One of the suspects was positively linked to 16 business burglary cases in Mokopane and surrounding areas
The arrest of the trio, will go a long way in ridding this province of the scourge of illicit drugs, says the Limpopo Police