Jealous boyfriend thrashes girl to death with sjambok

South African Police Service

Jealous boyfriend thrashes girl to death with sjambok
Jealous boyfriend thrashes girl to death with sjambok

Nqamakwe Police have arrested a 37 year old man for alleged murder of his girlfriend aged 28. It is alleged that the suspect found the deceased with another man at her home at Goodhope locality, Kotana Village, Ngqamakhwe on Thursday, 6 September 2018 at about 21:00.

The suspect became suspicious that his girlfriend was cheating on him. He started to quarrel and to assault the girlfriend. The other man left when the suspect arrived.The girlfriend was fatally injured this morning Friday, 7 September 2018 at about 03:00. She was assaulted with a sjambok until she passed away.

Ngqamakhwe Police were informed of the murder. They responded swiftly, traced and arrested the suspect. He has been charged with murder. He will appear before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 10 September 2018 on a charge of murder.

The identity of the deceased is still being withheld as some of her relatives are still being informed of her murder. Butterworth Cluster Commander Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu condemned the murder of the defenceless woman. He praised Ngqamakhwe Police for their quick reaction in arresting the suspect.

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