Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Bethlehem: A 29-year-old man; known as Joseph Mogotle Mashinini, made a brief appearance on Thursday;12 December 2019, in the Bethlehem Magistrates court.

This is after he was arrested on Wednesday; 11 December 2019, by members of the Bethlehem Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS).

The suspect was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend with a knife and pouring her with hot water on the evening of Friday; 29 November 2019, at their residential place in Bohlokong.

It is alleged that Mashinini accused his girlfriend of flirting with other men. Mashinini is expected to appear again in court on the 06 January 2020, for the charge of Assault with an intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He remains in custody.