Wife arrested for stabbing, killing husband

The police at Naboomspruit in Waterberg District have arrested a 20-year-old woman in connection with the brutal murder of her 25-year-old husband.

The incident took place on a farm outside Mookgophong on Monday, 10 April at about 5am. It is alleged that on the morning in question, the couple had a heated argument. According to the Information the suspect (wife) accused her husband (deceased) of having an affair.

She allegedly stabbed her husband with a sharp object on the upper body. The victim was taken to hospital where he was certified dead on arrival. The suspect was arrested.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, has condemned the incident. “People experiencing relationship challenges are urged to seek professional assistance” concluded Lieutenant General Hadebe. The suspect will soon appear before Mookgophong Magistrates’ Court.

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