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2022/10/06      |  Written By:  Lieutenant Colonel N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 6 OCTOBER 2022 – On 8 September 2022, Phumlani Mthembu (41) contacted her sister and reported that he had killed his girlfriend and was heading to Port Dunford. Esikhaleni police were immediately alerted and proceeded to Mzingwenya Reserve in Esikhaleni.

Upon arrival at the identified cottages, police found the body of Nokubonga Nomkhosi Zungu (35) on a bed with her throat slit. A knife was found placed next to the deceased’s head. A case of murder was opened at Esikhaleni SAPS for investigation. A warrant of arrest has been issued by the court however the suspect is on the run and his current whereabouts are unknown.

We appeal to anyone who may have information regarding the whereabouts of the Phumlani Mthembu (in the attached picture) to contact the investigating officer Detective Sergeant Sifiso Sabela on 082 557 0712/ 035 796 8027 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111. Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via the MySAPS App.


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Phumlani Mthembu