Girlfriend allegedly stabs boyfriend to death


A 30-year-old Motswana woman has been arrested on murder charges for allegedly fatally stabbing her Zimbabwean boyfriend using a sharp object.

Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari told The Monitor that the incident went down at Three-kopi Lands on the fringes of Modipane on Friday night.

Rari revealed that, during police questioning, the suspect revealed that she had a heated argument with her boyfriend that evening. The tiff erupted when they returned home from a shebeen, and in the ensuing scuffle, she purportedly ended up stabbing him with a sharp object. Rari said upon receiving the report, the police hot-footed to the scene of the crime.

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