A 25-year-old from Manamaneng Ha Jakobo in Thaba-Tseka will re-appear in court over the murder of a 27-year-old man from the same village at Meriting.
Police say that the suspect had just arrived from South Africa with a gun which he claims he was going to sell to the deceased.
As they fiddled with the gun trying to teach each other how it is operated, the suspect accidentally shot the deceased. He was arrested by the villagers who later handed him to the police
A 9mm gun and three rounds of ammunition were found at the scene.
He appeared briefly before court earlier this month