Durban Metro Police Officer Kills Metro Police Officer Girlfriend, South Africans Discuss

Durban Metro Police Officer Kills Metro Police Officer Girlfriend, South Africans Discuss

  • The South African Police Service is investigating the death of a metro police officer in Durban
  • The officer was allegedly killed by her boyfriend, who is also a metro police officer, and the boyfriend was arrested
  • South Africans offered different theories as to why they believed the man allegedly killed his girlfriend

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, covered police investigations and court cases at Daily Sun for over three years. Do you have a hard news story you would like to share? Email with CA in the subject line.

A Durban metro police officer allegedly killed his girlfriend and was arrested
South Africans were stunned by a metro cop who killed his girlfriend. Images: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images and Veam Visuals
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DURBAN – The South African Police Service in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, arrested a metro police officer after he allegedly killed his girlfriend. His girlfriend was also a metro police officer.

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Durban metro police officer allegedly kills girlfriend

According to eNCA, the officer allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death while they were drinking alcohol. After the man allegedly killed his girlfriend, he then took a video and allegedly posted the gruesome act on social media. He will appear in court on 2 April.

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South Africans discuss the murder

Netizens on Facebook shared theories as to why they believe the man killed his girlfriend.

Disego Riks said:

"Trust issues and cheating can cause a lot of pain in relationships. This is sad and painful."

Phakamile Bhanqo Nomandla said:

"I fear this province for many reasons. I'd choose to walk away in any confrontation."

Name, Shame, and Expose Durban asked:

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"Ask the right questions: What led up to this situation?"

Temo Most said:

"Office romance gone bad."

Derek Dirtyjob Phewa Kamkhulisi said:

"I wonder what kinds of fights or arguments between the lovers caused someone's death."

Siya Mazizi said:

"Police officers should stop dating."

Bongani Mgubela said:

"The reason I have no desire to argue with anyone. I choose to walk away because I want peace."

Johannesburg man arrested after killing his girlfriend

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that a man was arrested in KwaZulu-Natal four months after allegedly killing his girlfriend.

The man allegedly tried to get rid of her body by burning a Mercedes Benz with the body in the car.

The police discovered that she was already dead by the time the Mercedes Benz was set on fire.

Source: Briefly News

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