MASERU – A 94-year old grandfather was fatally assaulted by his own grandson for allegedly refusing to let go of his pension money.
The grandson was 29.
It alleged that old man had just arrived home from receiving his pension when the grandson demanded it and when he refused the grandson assaulted him with a hammer.
The following day community members apprehended the suspect and tried to hand him over to police.
But in a bizzare turn of events, on the way to the police station, one Thabang Likotsi, 31 also grandson to the deceased old man beat the suspect with a stick fatally wounding him.
He later handed himself over to the police.
Police said the 29-old now deceased suspect was not a first time offender since he had also killed his aunt in a separate previous case.
The suspect appeared in court on Monday.