North West police have arrested a 19 year old suspect for the alleged murder of an 18 year woman over the weekend in Mahikeng.

Police spokesperson Aasfje Bothma says the arrest was made after the discovery of a body.

The burnt body of an 18 year-old woman was discovered in front of Molema primary school in Ramosadi village.

Bothma says: “The suspect was arrested for the murder of of an 18 year old woman Sunday morning in Mmabatho.”

“The suspect is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.”