On Saturday 9 February 2019, a 53 year old boyfriend was arrested for allegedly stabbing his 42 year old girlfriend at Extension 21, Jouberton location outside Klerksdorp. The suspect who allegedly fled after the incident, was caught by members of the community who took the law into their own hands.
They allegedly assaulted the suspect with sjamboks and stones before the police rescued him. He was admitted at hospital under police guard due to serious injuries he sustained. The suspect is expected to appear in court soon.
The North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane urged members of the community to respect the rule of Law and to refrain from taking the law into their own hands.
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