The South African Police Service in Tzaneen have arrested a 49 year old woman for allegedly killing her 30 year old partner last night, on Saturday 14 November 2020 at about 22h00, at Marironi village, Bolobedu South outside Tzaneen.
It is alleged that the deceased arrived home at this time and started to accuse the suspect of being unfaithful.Subsequently, a fight ensued until the suspect chopped the deceased several times with a sharp instrument.
The Police were notified about the incident and reacted swiftly with the Emergency Medical Services. On arrival, the deceased was certified dead at the scene by the paramedics.The suspect was arrested on the spot.
The motive behind the incident still under Police investigations but domestic violence may not be ruled out.
The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has condemned this incident as couples are still killing each other across the Province. “Members of the community, especially the leaders and churches, are urged to assist couples who are having domestic related problems, to seek professional assistance in order to prevent these type of incidents to occur”, concluded General Ledwaba.
The suspect will soon appear before the Tzaneen Magistrate’s Court on a charge of murder.
The Police investigations are still continuing.