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Man slapped with life jail term for domestic violence related killing

POLOKWANE - The Thohoyandou High Court have sentenced a 38-year-old man to life imprisonment.

This sentencing follows an incident that occurred on the 27th April 2016 at about 07:00 at Rabali Zone1 in the Mphephu Policing precinct outside Thohoyandou. The accused, Takalani Godfrey Radzilani aged 38, stabbed the woman who was his girlfriend by then, Portia Raselabe aged 32, with a sharp object at Rabali Zone1.

The neighbours heard the woman screaming for help and quickly alerted the Police who reacted swiftly. On arrival at crime scene, the Police found a woman with serious head injuries lying in a pool of blood. The emergency services were notified and she was certified dead on the scene.

The Police then opened a case of murder and the matter was assigned to Captain Mulaudzi Muthuphei, who sterling cracked the case until this murderer was arrested and ultimately given this long jail term.

Source: South African Police Service

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