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Thembelihle Mkhonza
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4 Apr 2018
11:49 am

Man to appear in Mpumalanga court for murder of wife and mother-in-law

Thembelihle Mkhonza

The suspect has been on the run until his arrest on Tuesday, and is facing two counts of murder.

A 44-year-old man is expected to appear in Kabokweni Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday for allegedly murdering his wife and mother-in-law, Mpumalanga police said.

Spokesperson Colonel Mtsholi Bhembe said the man was arrested in Nelspruit following a tip-off.

“On Sunday, the office reported that the suspect had allegedly shot and killed his 39 year old wife and her 54-year-old mother at the wife’s parental home at Kabokweni, on March 29, and went into hiding. The alleged murder firearm was handed over to the police by a relative.”

-African News Agency (ANA)

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