PALAPYE: A 21-year-old man has apparently shot and killed his 40-year-old girlfriend with a gun at Segompo cattlepost near Ikongwe village in the Central District recently.
The alleged murder incident reportedly follows a misunderstanding between the couple.
On the day the deceased met her fate, reports indicate that she was in the process of moving from the cattlepost to Mahalapye.
While packing luggage into a car bound to her family home, the victim’s young lover allegedly appeared out of nowhere brandishing a gun.
A brief quarrel ensured where he allegedly shot and
The suspect recently appeared before Mahalapye Magistrate’s Court and remains in police custody.
Meanwhile, in what is believed to be another murder incident, a 35-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her boyfriend of the same age at Sandvelt farms next to Shoshong.
The suspect also recently appeared before the Mahalapye Magistrate’s Court while investigations are continuing.