ANC MP Arrested on the Suspicion of Murdering His Wife, SA Reacts: “Criminal Enterprise”

ANC MP Arrested on the Suspicion of Murdering His Wife, SA Reacts: “Criminal Enterprise”

  • The North West police have arrested a top member of the African National Congress (ANC) for the alleged murder of his wife
  • The Member of Parliament (MP) will appear in court for the gruesome killing that happened two months ago
  • SA citizens discussed the arrest on social media and some people expressed their distrust of politicians

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ANC MP arrested on the suspicion of murdering his wife, SA reacts. Image: Rodger Bosch
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NORTH WEST - An African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament (MP) will appear at a North West Magistrate's Court on Monday.

The 34-year-old man was arrested on Friday for allegedly murdering his 31-year-old wife.

The deceased was stabbed to death and the incident happened last year in November at their marital home in Kanana township, reported TimesLIVE.

The politician's name has not been revealed yet and will become public when he appears before the court.

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According to EWN the spokesperson of the police, Brigadier Athlenda Mathe, confirmed that the ANC MP was arrested on Friday morning.

"North West police have arrested a 34-year-old man in Klerksdorp for the alleged murder of his 31-year-old wife. The incident happened on November 27 2022 at the home of the suspect in Kanana township."

SA citizens' comments on the ANC MP's arrest

Mokone Komane said:

"He will claim it is a politically motivated case."

Ismail Ahmed posted:

"The ANC criminal enterprise. It's just becoming more apparent by the day."

Favour Fola said:

"Maybe she knew about his corrupt activities, and she threatened to report him."

Saidie Jaftha asked:

"Is this the kind of men we have in our presidency? GBV means absolutely nothing to him at all, because they get away with everything in this current government! Disgraceful!"

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email: hilary.sekgota@briefly.co.za

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