Reservist kills girlfriend

2011-10-12 12:50

A police reservist shot his girlfriend five times before committing suicide by turning the gun on himself, North West police said today.

Lieutenant-Colonel Lesego Metsi said Reservist Constable Maloti Makokwe (33) held his girlfriend Tebogo Mosimanyane (34) hostage at his home in Ikopeleng village in Ramatlabama, 25km north of Mafikeng, yesterday evening.

Their bodies were found at around 7.45pm, after Mosimanyane’s family alerted the police.

His service pistol was used in the shooting.

Police opened an inquest and murder docket.

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