A 23-year-old man will today appear in Nebo magistrate court, Limpopo after he was arrested for allegedly killing a 17-year-old girl believed to be his girlfriend on Saturday night, 20 August 2022 at about 19:00.

The information received by the Police suggests that the suspect was walking with the victim at Kome village under Nebo policing area when she allegedly received a call. The suspect then accused her of cheating on him and he then stoned her to death.

Man appears in court for allegedly murdering his 17-year-old girlfriend

MAN IN COURT

The police were called and on arrival at the scene, the victim was found lying with fatal injuries. She was identified as Promise Tjatji.

The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit took over the case for further investigations. The suspect will face a charge of murder.