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Cape Town man arrested months after allegedly burning girlfriend to death

A man accused of pouring petrol over his girlfriend and setting her alight has been taken into custody, after evading arrest for four months. Jacqueline Mpontsana, 40, died on 20 September last year, after she was hospitalised with severe burn wounds. She was attacked while lying on a couch in her boyfriend's Gugulethu home.

  5 months ago ago
Cape Town man arrested months after allegedly burning girlfriend to death

SOCIETY

The man who allegedly set Jacqueline (pictured) alight made an appearance on Monday

The alleged killer of Jacqueline Mpontsana who had been on the run since September 2021 finally made his Court appearance on Monday after being arrested on Friday.He appeared in the Athlone Magistrate's Court on Monday facing murder charges. Jacqueline was allegedly set alight in 2021 and died as a result.

  5 months ago ago
The man who allegedly set Jacqueline (pictured) alight made an appearance on Monday

SOCIETY

'Heinous act' - R5 000 reward for information on Gugulethu man who allegedly set girlfriend alight.

After being doused with fuel and set alight in Gugulethu, Jacqueline Mpontsana died of her injuries. Her partner, whom she reconciled with on Friday, has gone on the run. Jacqueline Mpontsana's boyfriend is still on the run three weeks after she was brutally murdered.

  8 months ago ago
'Heinous act' - R5 000 reward for information on Gugulethu man who allegedly set girlfriend alight.

JUSTICE

Here was what took place in the murder trial of Jacqueline Mpontsana

The man who is being accused of setting alight his girlfriend Jacqueline Mpotsana made his court appearance on Monday where he was expected to apply for bail . However , the alleged killer reportedly decided to drop his bail bid and made preference to stay behind bars while his case unfolds in the Athlone Magistrate's Court .

  4 months ago ago
Here was what took place in the murder trial of Jacqueline Mpontsana

SOCIETY

Man calmly left the house to buy petrol; returned and doused his girlfriend with it; then lit her up

A Gugulethu; Cape Town; family is still in shock; after a cruel man doused his girlfriend with petrol and burnt her alive; on Monday night. Her employer said; the Department of Community Safety employee; was passionate about her work; and had joined the department in 2005.

  9 months ago ago
Man calmly left the house to buy petrol; returned and doused his girlfriend with it; then lit her up

SOCIETY

RIP| Cape Town Woman Dies After Allegedly Being Torched By Boyfriend She Just Got Back Together With

Gender based violence seems to be leading in our country, many people do not die in the hands of strangers but of their partners. Some people are very cruel, they just want things to be done their way and it is extremely selfish. Ironically, Jacqueline Mpontsana worked for the Western Cape Department of Community Safety and her job entailed inspecting SAPS stations for their compliance to assist victims of domestic and gender-based violence.

  9 months ago ago
RIP| Cape Town Woman Dies After Allegedly Being Torched By Boyfriend She Just Got Back Together With

SOCIETY

A Man Burnt alive his girlfriend to death

Gugulethu police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly killed his girlfriend by setting her alight. Jacqueline Mpontsana, a 40-year-old Department of Community Safety staffer, died after refusing to sleep in the same room as her 38-year-old partner. The defendant, Lwazi Sibindana, is accused of going to a neighboring garage and purchasing two litres of gasoline, with which he allegedly drenched the mother of one and then set her on fire in front of his shocked family.

  9 months ago ago
A Man Burnt alive his girlfriend to death