In Limpopo, South Africa, a 24-year-old woman has been detained on suspicion of killing her lover with a knife.
After a domestic violence incident on Saturday night, September 10, 2022, in Lephalale’s Marapong township, the suspect is accused of killing her partner.
The incident was confirmed by police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Malesela Ledwaba on Monday, September 12. She named the suspect as Emmy Serumula in the statement.
When the police arrived at the Marapong Health Care Center, they discovered a man lying dead with stab wounds. “A case of murder was then opened, and policing commenced with investigations,” he said. “A man who had been brought to the center after having been stabbed.
Preliminary investigation indicated that the deceased and his alleged girlfriend had an altercation while at Marapong Extension 1 and during the argument, the suspect stabbed the deceased with a sharp object. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he later succumbed to the injuries. He was intentified as Charles Kamogelo aged 24 from Mafikeng.
“The woman, identified as Emmy Serumula (pictured), was traced and arrested. She appeared in Lephalale magistrate court today facing a charge of murder and the case was postponed to 19 September for bail application.”
The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe said no one is going to be spared or treated with leniency when it comes to issues of Gender-Based Violence.
“As the Police we take a firm stance against any form of violent acts and those who are involved will be dealt harshly, sHadebe.