A 33-year-old woman has been arrested after she allegedly shot and killed her husband following a heated argument at Elansdoom village, outside Dennilton in Limpopo on Monday. The tragic incident occurred at about 06:00.

According to the preliminary information, the violence ensued after the Wife found out about her husband’s infidelity. It was allegedly taking place on the same rental premises. 

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She then fetched her husband’s licensed firearm and started firing several shots at him while he was trying to escape. Unfortunately, the 32-year-old victim was shot and he collapsed on the street.

Police and emergency medical services upon arrival, found the victim lying in a pool of blood and he was certified dead. The firearm believed to have been used to commit the crime was found on the scene and was confiscated for further investigation.

A woman has been arrested after she allegedly shot and killed her husband following a heated argument at Elansdoom village, outside Dennilton
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DENNILTON WIFE SHOT AND KILLED HER HUSBAND IN DOMESTIC DISPUTE 

A preliminary investigation revealed that the couple is originally from Kwazulu Natal province. They were both educators at different schools around Dennilton. The identity of the deceased will be released in due course.

Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has highlighted the continuous struggle against gender-based violence in the province. She urged communities to seek professional help to resolve relationship issues instead of resorting to violence.

The suspect will soon appear before Moutse Magistrate’s Court facing a charge of murder.