Man arrested after girlfriend stabbed in neck during quarrel

2019-08-05 18:15
(iStock)

(iStock)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A 27-year-old man appeared in the Odendaalsrus Magistrate's Court on Friday in connection with the murder of his girlfriend, who was stabbed during an argument.

"On July 31, 2019 at 23:00 a 19-year-old girl from Kalkuil was at Lucy's Tavern with her boyfriend and their friends and they were all drinking alcohol. An argument between the two lovers erupted," spokesperson Stephen Thakeng said in a statement on  Monday.

The girlfriend, identified as Ntswaki Precious Lesenyeho, was taken to hospital for further medical treatment. She died when she arrived.

Constable David Ntaje of Odendaalsrus Crime Prevention later arrested Mokete Nelson Sempe.

He is expected to return to court on August 8 for a bail application.

GET THE NEWS at your fingertips and download the News24 app for Android here now. Get it for your iPhone here.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    crime  |  women abuse
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.