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Do not marry that woman: how loved ones tried to warn musician Taliep Petersen about his murderous wife

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Taliep Petersen with his second wife, Najwa. In 2008 she was sentenced to 28 years in jail for plotting his murder. (PHOTOS: Supplied, Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Taliep Petersen with his second wife, Najwa. In 2008 she was sentenced to 28 years in jail for plotting his murder. (PHOTOS: Supplied, Gallo Images/Getty Images)

In this extract from her biography about Taliep Petersen, author Paula Fourie reveals chilling details of the night the beloved entertainer was killed and speaks to loved ones who’d warned him about his wife, Najwa, the woman who masterminded his brutal murder. 

"Ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together and welcome Mr Taliep Petersen!”

Electric and bass guitars simulate a drum roll, then the band begin to play before they segue into an intro for Elvis’ Can’t Help Falling in Love.

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