Man sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for killing his 17 years girlfriend


By Kabelo Abel Mokgalabone

POLOKWANE: The accused, Confidence Masemola was sentenced to Twenty (20) years imprisonment for the murder of his girlfriend in Masehlaneng village on Saturday 20 August 2022.

It is reported that on Friday 19 August 2022, the

26- year- old male convicted accused telephonically agreed to meet the deceased Promise Dolamo aged 17 at Masehlaneng village the next day on Saturday afternoon.

The couple met and decided to depart from the victim’s village and walked to the accused residence at Kome village, five kilometres away from Masehlaneng village.

While walking in the bush, the duo had an argument and Confidence unexpectedly picked up a stone and assaulted his girlfriend multiple times on the forehead. Unfortunately, the victim sustained severe wounds and died instantly. Afterwards, the accused called the Nebo SAPS and informed them about the incident.

Police rushed to the vicinity and met the suspect along the main road who pointed the lifeless body of a 17-year-old girl in the nearby bushes.

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