The murder suspect in Namakgale case in which a 26-year-old woman was stabbed to death has been arrested. The suspect who is the ex-boyfriend of the deceased was arrested at hiding place around Mashishimale Tshube Village today, on 2023-04-03 at around 15:00.
Limpopo Police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said on Monday,the police received a complaint about a woman who was allegedly stabbed by her ex-boyfriend and immediately rushed to the scene. “Upon arrival, they found the victim laying in a pool of blood at an open field near Makhushane dairy.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect asked the victim to meet him at an open field with the intention to hand over the items he bought for their minor child. The victim went to meet the suspect in the company of her 18-year-old niece”
Colonel Ledwaba said it is further alleged that on their arrival, the suspect unexpectedly grabbed the victim and stabbed her numerous times with a sharp object and thereafter fled the scene on foot.
“The victim was found with stab wounds on the head and neck and was certified dead on the scene. She was identified as Judith Mathebula from Makhushane village”.
He will appear before the Namakgale magistrate on Wednesday 05 April 2022 on charge of murder.