Man kills wife with sjambok

2012-02-11 10:14

A man allegedly sjambokked his wife to death near Klipgat in the North West province.

Captain Pelonomi Makau said the man, aged between 50 and 60 years, handed himself over to police yesterday.

The incident took place in the village of Ikageng at 4am yesterday following an argument.

“When police arrived they found a sjambok and a pick axe handle next to the deceased. The suspect admitted to the police that he used both instruments to assault his wife,” Makau said.

The man will appear in the Ga-rankuwa Magistrates Court on Monday.

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