Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Thaba Nchu: A 31-year-old taxi driver is in police custody for allegedly stabbing his 30 year old live-in girlfriend multiple times on Sunday morning.

He is expected to appear before Thaba Nchu Magistrates’ Court today, 17 March 2020.

It is alleged that a quarrel ensued between the couple on Sunday morning, 15 March 2020 at about 6:30, because the girlfriend wanted to end the relationship. The boyfriend allegedly took a knife and screwdriver, and started stabbing her.

She ran out of the house as the suspect continued stabbing her. The victim succumbed to her injuries three houses from the suspect’s place.

Police were summoned to the scene the suspect was traced, as he fled after the incident. Within a few hours, the suspect was apprehended. Two weapons that were allegedly used in the commission of crime were confiscated.

Investigations continue.