Mahalapye man hands himself to the police

Police officers PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Police officers PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Mahalapye police have launched a murder probe into a case in which a 34-year-old man of Mahalapye West ward allegedly axed his 41-year-old girlfriend from Flowertown ward to death Saturday night.

Confirming to be investigating the case, Mahalapye police station commander, Superintendent Omphile Malemenyane said the incident occurred at the suspect's residence in Mahalapye West after the deceased had visited her boyfriend for a sleep over.

Malemenyane said when narrating what transpired, the suspect who handed himself to the police after committing the offence, disclosed to have had a misunderstanding that led to a fight with his girlfriend after she received a suspicious message on her phone.

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