Boyfriend strangles, hangs girlfriend

Suspected arrested. PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Suspected arrested. PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

FRANCISTOWN: A 32-year-old man from Lupane District in Zimbabwe has been arrested on charges of strangling his Motswana girlfriend to death and thereafter hanging her.

The state alleges that William Mpofu murdered Kentafetse Donald, 31, on September 28, 2019 at Ditladi village in the wee hours of the morning following conflict between the two. 

Confirming the incident, the station commander of Tonota Police Oteng Nganda said that their investigations show that the lovers had an on-again-off-again romance, which might have led to the suspect committing the offence. 

Editor's Comment
Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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