Saturday, 12 April 2020

Sasolburg: A 27-year-old suspect, Mohlomi Dumke appeared in the Sasolburg Magistrate court on Tuesday; 07 April 2020, on a charge of murder. The case has been postponed to the 17 April 2020 for bail application, while the suspect remains in custody.

It is alleged by the suspect’s mother that on Friday; 03 April 2020, her son; Mohlomi, arrived at her parental home and informed her that he strangled and killed his girlfriend, who was 25 years old.

He immediately ran away after informing his mother. The suspect is staying at his parental home in Walter Sisulu Section, where the deceased was found.

The suspect’s mother informed the police and the search for the suspect started. It is alleged that the suspect went to his grandparent’s house where he was found and arrested.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Mohlomi went to fetch his girlfriend from her parental home to come and visit him. On arrival at his parental home, they started arguing and this led to the murder of the victim.

She was found with head injuries and throttling mark on the neck. Investigation continues.