A 40-year-old woman was hacked to death by her boyfriend in Muswodi Tshisimani in Musina, Limpopo over the weekend after being accused of cheating when her phone rang in the middle of the night while they were sleeping.

The 40-year-old Woman has been identified as Mpho Grace Thiba [Main Picture]. The accused is an unidentified 51-year-old Man.

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It is alleged an argument ensued between the couple and escalated to a point where the suspect attacked his girlfriend with a sharp object multiple times. The deceased succumbed to her injuries and the suspect fled the scene. Police began a search for the suspect and he was subsequently arrested.

SADNESS AS MAYOR VISITED FAMILY OF A MUSINA WOMAN WHO WAS HACKED TO DEATH BY HER BOYFRIEND

Musina Local Municipality Mayor Nkanedzeni Mawela paid a visit to the family on Monday. Mayor Mawela also sent deepest condolences to the family of the victim. He condemned this brutal murder in the strongest terms and urged couples to seek professional help when they have differences.

Woman hacked to death by jealous boyfriend in Musina
Musina Local Municipality Mayor Nkanedzeni Mawela paid a visit to the family of Mpho Grace Thiba

He also urged the business sector, stakeholders and individuals to assist the indigent Thiba family to lay their loved one in dignity.

“We are very saddened to hear of your loss and we have no doubt that the law will take its course,” he said during his visit to the family.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Gender-based violence should never be tolerated in our society. We urge everyone to join hands so that we can totally eradicate it,” Mawela told the family.

Those willing to assist the struggling family should contact the family spokesperson, Mr Dzivhuluwani Norman Ndou on 0837304393 / 0674144730.