NELSPRUIT – The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has strongly condemned an incident in which a 30-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by his 23-year-old girlfriend. The shocking incident is alleged to have occurred at Trichardt near Secunda in the evening of Sunday, 24 July 2022 around 22:30.
According to the information, the two allegedly had an argument which spiralled into a fight. The neighbours reportedly attempted to intervene however the man was stabbed to death.
Police as well as the paramedics were informed about the incident and upon arrival the victim was certified dead. Police have opened a case of murder and arrested the suspect who is expected to appear at the Secunda Magistrate’s Court soon.
The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela further urged members of the public to make use of social services whenever they face challenges in their relationships rather than resolving the matters through violence. “Violence has never resolved any problem rather it will lead to undesired consequences. We can never condone violence as a solution to any challenge. Domestic Violence continue to take lives of many in our society and we need to join hands to fight this scourge. The suspect has since been arrested and we believe that the law will take its course” said the General.