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North West man stabs girlfriend to death

2011-10-17 14:32

Mahikeng - A man was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend to death in his house in Makau, North West police said on Monday.

Residents heard the woman screaming and attacked the man, who was taken to hospital with serious injuries, said Lieutenant Colonel Lesego Metsi.

"The 25-year-old woman died shortly afterwards. She was stabbed eight times."

The man, 25, was discharged from hospital on Monday and was taken into police custody.

He would appear in court soon, said Metsi.