Man in court for stoning 17-year -old girlfriend to death


By Staff Reporter

POLOKWANE-A 23-year-old man will today appear in Nebo magistrate court after he was arrested for allegedly killing a 17-year-old girl believed to be his girlfriend on Saturday night, August 20 at about 19h00.

The information received by the Police suggests that the suspect was walking with the victim at Kome village under Nebo policing area when she allegedly received a call.

The suspect then accused her of cheating on him and he then stoned her to death.

The police were called and on arrival at the scene, the victim was found lying with fatal injuries. She was identified as Promise Tjatji.

The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit took over the case for further investigations. The suspect will face a charge of murder.

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