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Botswana man kills Zimbabwean girlfriend in SA

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A Polokwane High Court on Monday convicted a man from the Moletemane area in Botswana man for stabbing his Zimbabwean girlfriend multiple times leading to her death.

The murder occurred in South Africa in the Limpopo Province last year.

39-year-old Joseph Mafifi, a Botswana national, has been jailed for an effective 12 years in South Africa for killing his Zimbabwean girlfriend whom he accused of terminating the pregnancy of their unborn baby without his consent.

Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the man was convicted on one count of murder when he appeared at the Polokwane High Court on Monday morning.

He identified the Zimbabwean woman as Simangele Sibanda, who died due to multiple stab wounds at the hands of Mafifi.

 


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