Thamaga man allegedly fatally stabs girlfriend

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Residents of Thamaga are reeling in shock following an incident where a 32-year-old man from Phuthing ward allegedly murdered his 27-year-old girlfriend on Saturday afternoon.

Thamaga Police Station commander, Superintendent Moses Kwarare, said the suspect's sister reported the incident at around 3pm after he revealed to them that he had killed his girlfriend and locked her inside the house. The couple resided in a rented house in the same ward. Kwarare explained that upon receiving the news, the suspect's family members went to their rented house, finding it locked.

With the assistance of the suspect's neighbour, they broke down the door and discovered the deceased on the bed with multiple stab wounds. "Police rushed to the crime scene and found a knife beside the deceased. She was taken to Thamaga Primary Hospital, but was certified dead on arrival by the doctors," said Kwarare.

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