HAENERTSBURG- A 27 year – old woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her 41 year – old boyfriend at a farm in the Ebenezer area in Haenertsburg, outside Tzaneen on Saturday (20 February 2021) at about 02:30.
According to a police statement, the deceased was allegedly inside the room with his girlfriend ( the suspect) at the compound when an argument between the two ensued. The lady then produced a sharp object and stabbed her boyfriend.
Afterward, the victim managed to go out of the room and screamed for help when he fell on the ground and succumbed to his injuries.
The local community heard screams coming from the room of the couple and came out of their houses and found the deceased lying in a pool of blood.
Subsequently, the suspect was overpowered by one of the community members, and the instrument used for the murder was also confiscated.
The Police were summoned with the Medical Emergency Services certified the victim dead at the scene and the suspect was arrested immediately.
The motive behind this incident is believed to be domestic violence.
The suspect will appear in the Tzaneen Magistrate court on Monday, 22 February 2021.
The Police investigations are still ongoing.