Penis-cutting accused facing attempted murder charge

2013-10-23 13:00

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Johannesburg - A woman accused of allegedly cutting off her boyfriend's penis appeared in the Meadowlands Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

Evidence Nkuna, 21, stood quietly in the dock with a purple headscarf and her hands inside the pockets of her beige trench coat.

The case was transferred to the Protea Magistrate's Court.

Nkuna would now be charged with attempted murder. Her previous charge was assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

According to police, Nkuna caught her boyfriend with another woman on 6 October and ordered them to strip naked.

"It is alleged that the woman took out the knife and cut off her boyfriend's penis," said Constable Sibusiso Chauke.

Chauke said 21-year-old Nkuna was arrested on the same day.

She is out on bail of R2 500 and will appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Friday.
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