Abasiki bencema – Standerton A 27-year-old former police constable was expected to appear in the Standerton Magistrate’s Court on Monday, for allegedly killing his 34-year-old girlfriend.
The man reportedly stabbed the woman several times at his residence in Sakhile near Standerton on Sunday.
Afterwards, he drove the victim’s vehicle to a police station where he handed himself in, Mpumalanga police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said.
“He then led (police), together with the medical team, to his house and, upon arrival, (the) lifeless body of the woman was found in a pool of blood, with visible stab wounds,” Hlathi said, adding that a murder docket was opened and the former policeman arrested.
“Police also confiscated a sharp object at the scene which will form part of the investigation