A police sergeant appearing in court for the murder of his pregnant girlfriend

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

A team of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigators in KwaZulu Natal arrested a 48-year-old police Sergeant in Ixopo police station on Friday 18 August 2023 on suspicion of murder of his 34-year-old pregnant girlfriend.

IPID Spokesperson Robbie Raburabu said this happened almost a week after the girlfriend was found dead approximately 1.4 kilometres from her home on Monday morning the 14th of August 2023. “The deceased was last seen leaving with the Suspect Sunday evening the 13th of August 2023. It has since been established that the Deceased was pregnant with Triplets(boys)”.

Raburabu said the suspect may further face charges of dealing in dagga after a stash of dagga and other exhibits were found at his home after his arrest. The Suspect will appear in the IXOPO magistrate court on Monday 21 August 2023.

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