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2023/04/04      |  Written By:  Colonel M Ledwaba   |   Province:  Limpopo

POLOKWANE: The Police in Namakgale seek information that can assist in locating a suspect who allegedly stabbed and killed his alleged ex-girlfriend aged 26 on Saturday 01 April 2023 at Makhushane village. Police received a complaint about a woman who was allegedly stabbed by her ex-boyfriend and immediately rushed to the scene. Upon arrival, they found the victim laying in a pool of blood at an open field near Makhushane dairy.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect asked the victim to meet him at an open field with the intention to hand over the items he bought for their minor child. The victim went to meet the suspect in company of her 18-year-old niece. It is further alleged that on their arrival, the suspect unexpectedly grabbed the victim and stabbed her numerous times with a sharp object and thereafter fled the scene on foot.

The victim was found with stab wounds on the head and neck and was certified dead on the scene. She was identified as Judith Mathebula from Makhushane village. The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has condemned the incident and urged community members with information to assist the police in locating the suspect.

Police are calling on Watch Ndlovu who is a resident at Gravelotte policing area to avail himself at the nearest Police Station to assist in the investigation. Anyone with information that can lead to the apprehension of the suspect may contact the investigating officer Lieutenant Colonel Condry Mathebula on 082 469 1240 or call the crime stop number 0860010111 or visit the nearest Police Station or use MySAPSapp.

Police investigations are continuing.