Back on Saturday 26 March 2022; Fezile Qhawekazi Nxumalo (22); originally from Ogedlini; KwaNongoma; in KwaZulu-Natal; went missing after visiting her boyfriend; Abelwa Nsele; in Mpumalanga with her son.
The family had filed a missing persons report; after they could not get hold of her. Little did they know that she had been murdered.
She would later be found dead; after her brave three year-old son; though also badly stabbed himself; led the local community to the bushes; near Mamphahlane village; outside Burgersfort; in Limpopo.
According to the spokesperson for the SAPS in Limpopo; Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo; the deceased woman's son; who had been found badly injured and bleeding; led residents to her body.
The community found Nxumalo; with multiple stab wounds and unresponsive; at the time; no one in the area knew who she and her son were.
Mojapelo said the deceased woman; will later be identified by her family who are based at KwaNongoma in KZN; who had reported her missing.
Almost two months later; Nxumalo's son is well enough to finger the 29 year-old security guard; as the man who stabbed him and his mother.
The security guard was the boy's mother's boyfriend and he has been arrested for charges of murder and attempted murder.
The security guard has been arrested for allegedly murdering his girlfriend and attempting to murder her three-year-old son. He is expected to appear in the Mecklenburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.
Soon after the incident in March; the police launched a manhunt for the suspect; where preliminary investigations indicated that the suspect stabbed both the woman and her son.
Though the three-year-old victim apparently regained consciousness at the time; he was still confused and could not immediately tell the police who had hurt him and murdered his mother.
Limpopo police commissioner; Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe said; they will continue the fight against gender-based violence and femicide.
She said the arrest will bring closure for the family; while it will also send a clear message the Gender Based Violence (GBV); perpetrators; that the police will stop at nothing to bring them to book.
Please like share comment and follow me for more news.
Content created and supplied by: TingTong1105 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More