R500 bail for woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death

2015-11-10 17:40
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Bloemfontein – A woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest during an argument, was granted bail in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.  

The 25-year-old Nnuku Qothela was released on R500 bail.  

She allegedly stabbed Albert Mokitlane, 23, in the chest outside his parents’ house in Rocklands, Bloemfontein, on Sunday evening.  

According to police spokesperson Constable Peter Kareli, the parents were present when the incident occurred. 

"It is alleged that the two went outside the house and started arguing, which the family described as something [they] normally do.

"A few minutes later, the man came inside the house screaming for help after he was stabbed in the chest. He then fell to the ground and died."

A knife that was allegedly used to stab Mokitlane was found in the neighbour’s yard.  

Kareli also said this was allegedly not the first time the woman had stabbed Mokitlane.

"The woman once stabbed the man in 2012 in the chest and he was admitted to hospital, but he never reported the case to the police." 

Qothela is expected to appear again in court on December 17.  

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