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Mpumalanga man kills son because the boys mum was cheating on him after he lost his job

A Mpumalanga man made headlines after he posted a video detailing why he had killed his son. 

Xolani Nhlebeya killed his 4 year old son in what has shocked the community. 

Nhlebeya allegedly shared the video on social media before he hanged himself minutes later.

He accused his wife Nondumiso, of cheating on him. He took his own life because of the allegations that she was cheating on him.

At the time of the incident, Nondumiso had gone to work in Emalahleni and she knew nothing about it until her arrival back home.

The incident happened in Schoemansdal on Saturday evening. In the video Nhlebeya said he and his son drank poison in the morning, which failed to work.

The pained man said since he lost his job because of Covid-19, his wife had looked down upon him.

The family is still shocked by the incident and they still trying to come to terms with why it happened.


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Emalahleni Nhlebeya Nondumiso Schoemansdal Xolani Nhlebeya


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