Teacher arrested for alleged plan to kill wife in Polokwane

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

POLOKWANE-Limpopo Police murder and robbery unit pounce on male suspect for conspiracy to murder his wife.

The Police in Polokwane have pounced on a 45-year-old male for conspiring to murder his wife in Polokwane on Saturday, 23 December 2023.

It is reported that members of the SAPS Limpopo Provincial Tracking Team and the Murder and Robbery Unit received information about a male person who was allegedly plotting to kill his wife.

The police operationalized information about the suspect and his evil intentions and were subsequently pounced on while he was at a hiding place after arranging with a source to pay him a portion of the amount agreed for killing his wife.

The suspect had already paid R5000 a portion of the agreed R15000-00, and the police ultimately managed to intercept and arrest him immediately after the transaction cash payment was made.

The suspect who is reported to be an Educator by profession, was arrested on the spot and detained for conspiracy to commit murder.

The motive behind the defused premeditated murder is unknown at this stage, and gender-based violence and femicide cannot be ruled out.

The suspect is expected to appear before Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 27 December 2023.

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