Ex-Cop busted while tried to kill his girlfriend

Ex-cop in trouble after busted trying to kill his girlfriend, he expected to appear before Motetema Magistrate’s court outside Groblesdal on two counts of attempted murder soon.

The 38-year-old man has been arrested for attempting to murder his girlfriend, who is a Social Worker and her twin sister in Mmotwaneng village outside Marble Hall.

Limpopo cop’s spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said that according to the information received, the suspect went to his girlfriend’s home and on arrival, broke the window of the room in which the victims were sleeping and started stabbing his girlfriend.

The twin sister was also stabbed when she apparently attempted to come to the rescue of her sister. After this brutal attack, the suspect disappeared and attempted to take his own life.

The police, assisted by the K9 and the local community members, launched a massive search operation until the suspect was on Tuesday found hiding at his friend’s place at Mmotoaneng village.

Mojapelo said the suspect was a police Sergeant attached to Motetema police station and was dismissed from the service two months ago after he was arrested for armed robbery that he committed in April 2018.

The victims, aged 32 years, were taken to hospital for medical treatment.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has condemned this attack on the two women.

“We are already seized with activities around the province on 16 Days of Activism for no violence against women and children and this type of criminality must be condemned in the strongest possible terms,” said Ledwaba.

The motive for this brutal attack is unknown at this stage. Police investigations are continuing