Man murders cheating girlfriend

REGOROGILE – On Saturday February 19 at about 01:40 the Thabazimbi Police arrested a 43 year old male after he allegedly murdered his 35 year old girlfriend.

The incident occurred at Regorogile Extension 4. According to the SAPS, the suspect phoned to inform them that somebody was assaulted at the Pick ‘n Pay complex in Thabazimbi and they need Police assistance. On arrival the suspect informed the Police that there is no assault case, but he wanted to report that he murdered his girlfriend, because she cheated on him.

He then took the Police to the house in Extension 4 Regorogile, where the Police found the body of the 35 year old female, with injuries on the left side of the head. It is alleged that the suspect assaulted his girlfriend with a knobkerrie which resulted in her death.

The suspect was arrested immediately at the scene of the crime for murder and the instrument used in the assault, was confiscated. A murder case was opened at Thabazimbi SAPS. The suspect appeared before Thabazimbi Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 21 February 2011 and the case was postponed to 1 March 2011 for a bail application. The investigation continues.

– SAPS Thabazimbi