Man sets girlfriend's room alight

2013-01-14 08:04

Johannesburg - A 26-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly set his girlfriend's rented room alight, North West police said on Sunday.

The two had an argument on Saturday, said spokesperson Captain Pelonomi Makau.

"It is alleged that the suspect poured petrol in the room before setting it alight. Total damages to the house are estimated at R5 000."

He would appear in the Zeerust Magistrate's Court on Monday to face charges of arson.

  • ulandi.potgieter - 2013-01-14 08:22

    My word he could of just walked away no need to set the room alight. Is the woman alright?

  • winifred.watson.9 - 2013-01-14 09:37

    Seems violence now days is the order of the day. We see it everyday on the tv, children are often herdered up and sent to join strikes where they burn trash loot etc, so, it is becoming inbred.

  • jacqui.daanevanrensburg - 2013-01-14 11:35

    What a frustrated person. Bet he will say he was abused as a child.

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