A 49-year outdated man who allegedly beat up his girlfriend to dying in Despatch within the Jap Cape will come earlier than the court docket on Tuesday.
Capt. Gerda Swart, police spokesperson mentioned the incident occurred on Sunday after the suspect developed jealousy.
“On Saturday about 5.30pm, the jealous suspect took the girl to a close-by river after seeing her with one other man“, she mentioned.
“She was [allegedly] assaulted by the suspect with a wood plank and thereafter additional assaulted at his home in Elands Road, Despatch. The sufferer later succumbed to her accidents and the suspect reported this to the police as we speak [Sunday].”
“The person will seem within the Uitenhage Justice of the Peace’s court docket on Tuesday on a cost of homicide.”
Swart additionally mentioned as soon as the deceased girlfriend’s subsequent of kin had been knowledgeable, then the sufferer, 49, can be launched.
“Ending gender-based violence and making certain ladies’s security stays a precedence for the police,” she mentioned.
“Ladies in abusive relationships are suggested to hunt assist and to report such instances instantly.”