The South African Police Service (SAPS) said that a 37-year-old man, arrested for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend in Limpopo appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court today.
Limpopo SAPS spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the man appeared for the murder of 30-year-old Tshepo Daisy Makola on Tuesday last week.
Ngoepe said the suspect, Jupiter Makgatho was denied bail and his case
was postponed to 22 February 2021 for formal bail application and further police investigations.
He explained that the suspect was arrested on the 11 February 2021 at Tshikombani village outside Thohoyandou, following the intensive investigations conducted and a manhunt by the police.
Ngoepe said Makola’s lifeless body was found in a pool of blood following an alleged argument between her and Makgatho. It is alleged Makgatho stabbed the woman to death with a sharp object before fleeing the scene.