Man Who Attacked His Girlfriend With a Bush Knife at KZN Primary School Found Dead Days Later

Man Who Attacked His Girlfriend With a Bush Knife at KZN Primary School Found Dead Days Later

  • The bush knife-wielding man who brutally attacked his girlfriend, a primary school teacher, was found dead
  • Sakhiseni Nene allegedly jumped off a cliff after hacking 23-year-old Ngcinaphi Fakude on school grounds
  • South Africans continue to wish the school teacher and mom of one a speedy recovery

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DURBAN - The man who attacked his girlfriend, a primary school teacher, with a bush knife on school grounds was found dead.

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KZN police say the man who attacked his girlfriend, a primary school teacher, was found hanging in a tree. Images: Carbonero Stock/Getty Images & Darren Stewart/Gallo Images via Getty Images
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The man arrived on the school premises on Monday demanding to see 23-year-old Ngcinaphi Fakude. He was initially turned away but later returned to the school with the bush knife in hand.

Boyfriend jumped off a cliff

According to TimesLIVE, 27-year-old Sakhiseni Nene was found hanging from a tree in a bush on Wednesday, 6 September.

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KwaZulu-Natal Police spokesperson Colonel Robert Netshiunda said it is believed that the alleged perpetrator jumped off a cliff and landed in the tree he was found in.

Nene attacked his girlfriend in full view of staff members and children after reportedly having a domestic dispute with Fakude. They have one child together.

KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza said that they had hoped that Nene would face the consequences of his actions.

Teacher attacked by boyfriend recovering well

Speaking to The Witness, Khoza said she visited Fakude in the hospital on Wednesday and she was in good spirits.

"Her remarkable spirit and courage in the face of this horrifying incident are truly inspiring," said Khoza.

Khoza added that the department will continue to stay by Fakude's side during her recovery journey, ensuring she gets all the support she needs.

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She further stated that social workers would continue to offer psycho-social support to the staff and learners who witnessed the horrifying attack.

Mzansi wishes the teacher a speedy recovery

Pogiso Molf said:

"Live by the sword, die by the sword. Simple as that. And get well, sister. Sorry for what he did to you. Still need you to be happy that ukulunkulu aka vumanga nge Mpilo yakho PRAISE HIM... He is good all the time❤️"

Nozizwe Mbele said:

"I can imagine those kids who witnessed the incident... I wish the teacher a speedy recovery."

Mbo Cwali said:

"One has to be mentally disturbed to even hit someone with a panga..."

AveLihle Xhamla Nmn said:

"Ubethwe wanya. If it's mob justice, good riddance to garbage, but if it's self-inflicted, then what a cowardly way to escape."

Busi Chalufu said:

"Speedy recovery to the victim."

Boyfriend arrested for brutal murder of girlfriend 4 months later

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In another story, Briefly News previously reported that a man was arrested for the brutal murder of his 26-year-old girlfriend, Mahlaku Malebo Rabalao. Rabalao was a young mom who worked as an IT specialist in Centurion, Pretoria.

The man was nabbed in KwaZulu-Natal four months after the murder was committed. Rabalao's body was found on 7 March in Midrand. Her lifeless body was set alight in her Mercedes Benz.

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