Wednesday, 29 December 2021

Bethlehem: The police have arrested a 52-year-old woman from Bohlokong Extension 2; Bethlehem, for the alleged murder of her boyfriend.

It is alleged that in the morning of the 29th December 2021, Bohlokong police received a complaint of alleged murder at Extension 2 Bohlokong. They were taken to one of the rooms inside the house where the body was found lying on bed covered with a blanket.

It is further alleged that, the deceased (46), was assaulted on Sunday; 26 December 2021, by his girlfriend. The incident was not brought before police or summoned an ambulance for medical treatment. The motive behind the murder is not yet known.

It was only after two days; Tuesday 28 December 2021, that the deceased went to Phekolong District Hospital for treatment as his face was swollen. He was treated and discharged. On Wednesday; 29 December 2021, he was found dead on his bed.

A post-mortem will be conducted to establish the cause of death hence the case of murder is under investigation.

The 52-year-old suspect will be expected to appear before the Bethlehem Magistrate court on Friday; 31 December 2021, facing charge of murder.