Police in Villa Nora, Limpopo, have arrested the man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend outside a tavern death in Ga-Rapadi Village last week.
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
Villa Nora police in Limpopo are investigating a case of murder after a young woman was stabbed to death in Ga-Rapadi village on Thursday morning.
Police say the incident followed an argument between a couple.
It is reported that the suspect, a 29-year-old man, was at a local tavern drinking when his 25-year-old girlfriend arrived and requested to talk to him.
Once outside the tavern, an argument ensued and the suspect allegedly took out a knife and stabbed the deceased three times on the upper body, before she fell onto the ground.
The suspect reportedly ran away to the mountain when members of the community chased him after witnessing the incident.
He is still at large.
Waterberg FM’s Ratlou Mabula has more.
The incident comes amid five days of mourning for femicide victims and those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 in South Africa.