Murder-Suicide Plan Goes Awry, Boyfriend Dies

Knife with blood PIC: ENVATOELEMNTS
Knife with blood PIC: ENVATOELEMNTS

FRANCISTOWN: A suspected murder-suicide plan has gone terribly awry following the perpetrator dying from self-inflicted knife wounds while his girlfriend survived his attack.

The incident involving the two happened at Minestone Park on Wednesday morning at around 11am, police confirmed. Central Police Station commander, Superintendent Lebalang Maniki said they suspect that the boyfriend stabbed his girlfriend with a knife with the intent to kill her and thereafter kill himself, but the girlfriend escaped by the skin of her teeth.

Maniki added that the police suspect after seeing that he may have fatally stabbed his girlfriend, the boyfriend subsequently turned the knife on himself, sustaining a fatal wound. “The police took the boyfriend and his girlfriend to the hospital for medical attention, but the boyfriend was unfortunately certified dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Editor's Comment
Women's bodies are not a man's playground!

In most of these cases, all this violence is done in the name of love! Love is a beautiful thing and no one who claims to love another can ever wish harm on the object of their affection let alone inflict pain upon them.A few weeks ago, the nation was shaken following the gruesome murder of two little innocent souls by their father, who after that painful act committed suicide. One of the biggest challenges that we face as a nation is that we...

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