Police release the name of the man killed by girlfriend

CRIME

By Staff Reporter

POLOKWANE-The deceased Pontsho Sibayana aged 32 was stabbed to death by a 20-year-old girlfriend on Wednesday night, October 18.

The incident occurred at Magatle under Lepelle Nkumpi in Limpopo.

Sinayana was allegedly warned several times by some family members about his abusive girlfriend.

One of a woman, Lerato Ngwato Mahlaela closest to Pontsho Sibayana took it on social media to say that she cheated on him and when he wanted to leave she killed him.

WhatsApp conversion warning him about his girlfriend

Another one shared texts where he warned him on 03 October 2023 that Elizabeth will one of the days kill him because she took his clothes.

“That girl is crazy and he will kill you then we will no longer have a brother “, the Screenshot showed.

According to the Limpopo Police Spokesperson Malesela Ledwaba, the deceased arrived at his home at about 21h00 last night, bleeding and seriously injured. He then informed his family that he was stabbed by his girlfriend. An ambulance was summoned and the victim was transported to the nearby hospital where he later succumbed to the injuries.

Police were alerted about the incident and upon arrival, they opened a case of murder and commenced investigations.

The suspect was tracked down and arrested by the Investigating team in the early hours of Thursday 19 October.

The suspect is appearing before the Magatle Periodical Court this morning, 20 October 2023.

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