A man to appear in court for killing his girlfriend

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Tebogo Msimanga |

A 45-year-old suspect will appear in the Nebo Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 10 October 2022 facing a charge of murder. The Police in Hlogotlou him for allegedly killing his alleged girlfriend Zindle Mokoena,(21), soon after she was released by a court on Friday, following an incident that took place in Monsterloos village outside Sekhukhune in which the deceased assaulted and seriously injured the suspect on Tuesday 04 October.

Limpopo police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said the deceased was arrested on charges of Assault GBH after the couple allegedly had an altercation at the man’s house and the woman ended up stabbing the boyfriend with a sharp object.

“She was arrested on Thursday and appeared before the Nebo Magistrate’s Court on Friday 07 October 2022 where she was released on free bail. The victim thereafter went to the local tavern and her boyfriend whom she had assaulted, arrived at the tavern at about 19:45 and dragged her to her house which is next to the tavern”.

Ledwaba said upon arrival, he stabbed her several times, killing her instantly. “The suspect was arrested on the scene after police were notified. Police have opened a case of murder”.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has slammed the incident and called for harsh consequences against the suspect who should have never taken the law into his hands. Police investigations continue.

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