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43-Year-Old Man Arrested For Strangling And Assaulting Girlfriend With Sharp Object

During the search at the suspect's place in Extension 13, a 9mm pistol and five live rounds of ammunition were discovered. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the suspect is an ex-convict who is currently out on bail.

A 43-year-old man is set to appear before the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 02 April 2024, for the charge of attempted murder.

The arrest took place on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, after the suspect allegedly strangled and hit his 53-year-old girlfriend with a sharp object at his residence on Tuesday, 26 March 2024.

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Following the incident, crime intelligence received information that the suspect was planning to meet with the victim but cancelled the meeting. However, reports suggest that the suspect arranged another meeting on Wednesday, 27 March 2024. Crime intelligence identified and observed the suspect, leading to his arrest at a local mall by Boitekong detectives.

Discovery of Weapons and Pending Cases

During the search at the suspect’s place in Extension 13, a 9mm pistol and five live rounds of ammunition were discovered. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the suspect is an ex-convict who is currently out on bail.

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He also has pending cases of armed robbery and murder allegedly committed in Marikana, Boitekong, and Northam in Limpopo.

The Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Sello Kwena, commended all the members involved for their exceptional work in apprehending this dangerous criminal.

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The arrest of the suspect is a testament to the dedication and commitment of the law enforcement agencies in ensuring the safety and security of the community.

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Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo for SurgeZirc SA
Parusha Naidoo is a skilled journalist who writes local and world news for SurgeZirc South Africa. With a passion for delivering accurate and reliable information, Parusha has become a trusted voice in the news industry. With years of experience in the field, Parusha has developed a keen eye for identifying important stories and presenting them in a clear and concise manner.
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