Tebogo Msimanga |
A 27-year-old male suspect who allegedly stoned his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend to death at Dzingidzingi village, on Saturday 08 April 2023 was arrested today on Monday 10 April 2023. The suspect handed himself at Giyani police station accompanied by his relative after he allegedly fled to Malamulele policing area.
Limpopo Police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said it is alleged, that the victim was with her friend coming from the local tavern going home when they met her ex-boyfriend. “It is alleged that the two had a confrontation before the suspect assaulted the victim with a stone. Her friend screamed for help and ran to close by households, when she return the victim was critically injured and unconscious. The suspect was nowhere to be found”.
Colonel Ledwaba added that the victim was rushed to a hospital where she later succumbed to the injuries. She was identified as Nokuthula Sithole aged 23 residing at Dzingidzingi village in Giyani, Mopàni District.
The Police were informed and a case of murder was opened and a manhunt was immediately activated until the suspect handed himself over to the police.
The suspect will appear before the Giyani Magistrate court soon facing charges of murder. The Police investigations are continuing.