Man arrested for murder of his girlfriend

Acting Amathole District Commissioner, Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu, has expressed shock and condemned an incident in which a woman was killed by her partner at Weza Village in Willowvale, yesterday.

Police arrested a man (32) after he fatally shot a woman (35).

Police spokesperson, Captain Siphokazi Mawisa, said it is alleged that the deceased was with the suspect when an argument broke out between the two in their homestead.

She said the suspect went to his vehicle and took a firearm and shot the deceased in her upper body.

“Police recovered the firearm that was used in the commission of the murder and a charge of murder, as well as illegal possession of firearm and ammunition was opened,” said Mawisa.

The suspect was expected to appear in the Willowvale Magistrate’s Court today.


This story has been published by Mthatha Express

Amanye Amanqaku