Sunday, 26 December 2021

Qwa-Qwa: A 35-year-old man from Sehlajaneng Village; in Qwaqwa, spent his first Christmas Day in early hours of the morning behind bars. This came after he reported to the police that he unfortunately hit her girlfriend on the head with a cement brick and collapsed.

It is alleged that on the 25th December 2021, the police received a call from tge suspect at Sehlajaneng Village that he fought with his girlfriend and allegedly stroked her with cement brick on the head and she collapsed.

The police responded to the caller’s allegations and met him at Monontsha shopping complex and he took them to the scene of crime. Indeed the report was positive as they found the body lying in the bedroom on the bed covered with a blanket.

The woman was declared dead by Emergency Medical Service paramedics who attended the scene. She had injuries on the bruised head and right shoulder arm was also broken. The incident occurred on the 24 December 2021.

The deceased was identified and was residing with the suspect, as well as her biological father. A case of murder is being investigated.

The suspect (35) is to be charged and expected to appear before the Tseki Magistrate court on Tuesday; 28 December 2021, facing charge of murder.