Man arrested for trying to kill girlfriend

2012-07-31 11:19
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Johannesburg - A man was arrested for attempting to kill his girlfriend in Thabong, Welkom, Free State police said on Monday.

A 29-year-old woman was in her shack on Saturday night when a quarrel started with her boyfriend, Warrant Officer Malebo Khosana said.

"She further alleged that the boyfriend took a paraffin lamp and poured paraffin all over her body while shouting that he will burn her and all her belongings."

She fled the scene unhurt. When she returned to her dwelling it was burning. A 32-year-old Zimbabwean man was arrested at a local shebeen on Sunday and charged with attempted murder and arson.

He was expected to appear in the Welkom Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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