Tebogo Msimanga |
Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating a case of death as a result of police action. It is alleged a 34-year-old male from KwaZulu Natal stabbed and killed his girlfriend after he had paid her a visit at number C37 Zambia Amaoti.
IPID Spokesperson Grace Langa said the boyfriend,who is now deceased was reported to the police. “When police arrived at the girlfriend’s cottage, they found the boyfriend busy cutting the girlfriend’s body, opening her stomach and taking out the intestines.”
Langa added that it was reported that the deceased tried to attack the policemen and they shot him dead. Three 9mm empty cartridges were found on the scene and the knife was also recovered. “The identity of the woman could not be confirmed even though she was killed in her room because she was the one who was renting the room”.
Langa further said the police found the lady’s bank cards with no Identity Document number. “The family is not known as we could not identify the woman. Investigations are continuing.”