SAPS in Mookgophong in Waterberg District, Limpopo have arrested a 20-year-old woman in connection with the brutal murder of her alleged 25-year-old husband.

The incident took place on the farm, Cruisfontein outside Mookgophong on Monday at about 05:00 in the morning.

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It is alleged that in the morning in question, the 20-year-old lady and her 25-year-old husband were asleep when they had a heated argument.

According to the Information, the suspect (wife) accused her husband (deceased) of having an affair. She allegedly stabbed her husband with a sharp object on the upper body.

Limpopo Woman arrested for brutal murder of her husband
Limpopo Woman arrested for brutal murder of her husband

The victim who is a Foreign national was taken to hospital where he was certified dead on arrival. The suspect, a 20-year-old who is also a Foreign national, was arrested.


The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has condemned the incident.

“People experiencing relationship challenges are urged to seek professional assistance,” concluded Lieutenant General Hadebe.

The suspect will appear before Mookgophong Magistrate Court soon on a Charge of Murder.