The suspect alerted the police of his whereabouts over the weekend.
He says he fled from the crime scene to avoid been assaulted by angry community members.
The 29-year-old man allegedly stabbed his 25-year-old girlfriend three times on the upper body on Thursday morning following an argument.
He ran away to the nearby mountain when members of the community chased him.
He was due to appear in the Palala Magistrate Court on Monday. – Report by Waterberg FM’s Ratlou Mabula