Magistrate held for assaulting wife

2012-01-23 10:32

Johannesburg - A magistrate was arrested for allegedly hitting his wife in Rustenburg on Sunday, North West police said.

Captain Tselane Nkala said the 54-year-old magistrate hit his wife when she arrived home in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The wife reported the incident to the police on Sunday afternoon.

The man was expected to appear at the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

  • Tokollo - 2012-01-23 10:44

    What a useless individual. This judge does not even deserve to be called a man

      George - 2012-01-23 11:40

      "A magistrate was arrested " There is a big diff to a Judge

  • busi.carol - 2012-01-23 10:48

    The spike of men who kill their wifes is worrying!!!

      Gerhard - 2012-01-23 11:49

      I hear more about this everyday, both on the news and through friends and family. It's almost as if it has become a national sport. It is pathetic that a man has to prove he is a man by beating the crap into a woman.

  • Larry - 2012-01-23 10:52

    This Guy is supposed to sit in judgement of others. What a scumbag.

  • ivan.coetzee2 - 2012-01-23 10:53

    What was she doing out till the "early hours of Sunday morning", that pissed him off so badly? Still sucks that he hit her

      procold2 - 2012-01-23 11:48

      ivan who knows what has been happening in thier lives recently, but yes it sucks that he still hit her.

  • Elkieta - 2012-01-23 10:59

    Her drive got out of hand and then his got out of hand...

  • ruben.maistry - 2012-01-23 11:28

    He is not fit for purpose and must be removed from office.People can now question his judgement.I have had interactions with judges,magistrates,advocates,lawyers and para-legals,sad to say, not all, but the majority are real scumbags.

  • Seja - 2012-01-23 11:39

    Eish married life is very difficult ... you walk into marriage with great hopes and dreams and later on things just go South!

  • Shirley - 2012-01-23 12:14

    He must be removed from the bench,he is not stable. Cowardly "man"!!!!

  • Nyiko Ngobeni - 2012-01-23 13:08

    Even those who cheat the most at least lie about where they're going. But to just go awol is kids stuff really. I suspect she's done it before and he's had enough to can risk a crminal record. I would donor her too if she just vamoosed like that..

      Molefi Bosso Mokalanyane - 2012-01-23 14:33

      Nyiko i second u my brother

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