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Jealous Boyfriend Arrested For Rampage And Property Damage

The EMPD spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Kelebogile Thepa, confirmed that the suspect will soon appear before the relevant magistrate's court to face the charges brought against him.

Jealous Boyfriend Arrested For Rampage And Property Damage In Daveyton-SurgeZirc SA
Jealous Boyfriend Arrested For Rampage And Property Damage In Daveyton

A 53-year-old man has been arrested by the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) after he allegedly went on a rampage and destroyed his girlfriend’s property including windows and a cupboard, in the Daveyton area.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, September 12, at 2.30pm when the man, who was reportedly drunk, unleashed his fury on his 47-year-old girlfriend’s home. According to Lieutenant Colonel Kelebogile Thepa, the EMPD spokesperson, the man has been charged with malicious damage to property.

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Upon receiving information about a tipsy and jealous boyfriend, the EMPD officers from the Bronberg precinct took immediate action. The officers were on their normal duties when they were alerted to the situation. The angry suspect had gone to his girlfriend’s place after hearing rumors of her infidelity. In a fit of rage, he smashed several windows and the built-in cupboard.

Realizing the seriousness of the situation, the girlfriend rushed to the police station and opened a case of malicious damage to property against the 53-year-old man. The law enforcers wasted no time and quickly traced and located the fugitive in a hideout on Wabane street. The suspect was apprehended, handcuffed, and detained at the Daveyton police station.

The EMPD spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Kelebogile Thepa, confirmed that the suspect will soon appear before the relevant magistrate’s court to face the charges brought against him.

Effects of Alcohol and Domestic Violence

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers of alcohol abuse and its connection to domestic violence. Alcohol impairs judgment and can lead to aggressive behaviour, often resulting in the destruction of property and harm to others.

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Domestic violence is a widespread issue that affects individuals and families across all socio-economic backgrounds. It is crucial for society to address this problem and provide support to victims.

Seeking Help and Support

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, it is important to seek help and support. There are organizations and helplines available that can provide assistance and guidance in these situations.

Remember, domestic violence is never acceptable, and everyone deserves to live in a safe and secure environment.

Conclusion

The arrest of the 53-year-old man in Daveyton highlights the destructive consequences of alcohol-fueled rage. It serves as a reminder of the importance of addressing domestic violence and providing support to victims. Let us stand together as a community and work towards preventing such incidents from happening in the future.

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Thato Motaung for SurgeZirc SA
Thato Motaung for SurgeZirc SA
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