21-Year-Old Limpopo Woman Brutally Stabbed to Death by 45-Year-Old Boyfriend After Being Released From Jail

21-Year-Old Limpopo Woman Brutally Stabbed to Death by 45-Year-Old Boyfriend After Being Released From Jail

  • A 45-year-old man from Limpopo was arrested after allegedly stabbing his 21-year-old girlfriend to death
  • According to reports, the victim was killed after she was released on free bail for assaulting the suspect
  • She was allegedly arrested on Thursday and appeared before a court judge, and got killed on Saturday

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A 21-year-old woman from Limpopo was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. The victim was reportedly arrested on Thursday for assaulting the 45-year-old suspect.

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The police have arrested a 45-year-old man from Limpopo for murdering his girlfriend. Image: Jub Rubjob
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Upon her release, the deceased is said to have headed straight to a local tavern, where she met with the suspect and got into an altercation.

Police spokesperson Lt-Col Malesela Ledwaba confirmed that the victim was arrested after getting into a vicious altercation with her boyfriend in Monsterloos village outside Sekhukhune. According to TimesLIVE, the victim, identified as Zintle Mokoena (21), appeared before Nebo magistrate's court on Friday for assaulting her boyfriend but was released on free bail.

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SowetanLIVE adds that upon her release, Zintle headed to the local tavern, where she met her boyfriend. Soon after meeting, the love birds got into another fight. Eyewitnesses said the suspect dragged the victim to her house, next to the tavern. The boyfriend allegedly stabbed the deceased several time, killing her on the spot.

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Police were called to the scene and instantly made an arrest. Lt-Col said a case of murder was opened, and the man is set to appear in the Nebo magistrate court on Monday.

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The former politician said the 67-year-old’s killing undermined the country’s efforts to promote tourism. He said the incident was “annoying” and called for law enforcement officials to leave no stone unturned to find the murderers. Taking to

Twitter to express his anger, he said the killers were “economic saboteurs”.

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Privie Kandi (Entertainment Editor) Privilege Kandi is an entertainment news editor (joined Briefly in 2022). A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the Christian College of Southern Africa (2016), she has been in the arts and entertainment industry for six years. Privie has worked for the Zimbabwe International Film and Festival Trust as a communications officer and a writer and TV producer for lifestyle and entertainment channel CME TV. She passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at privie.kandi@briefly.co.za.

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