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Man Arrested For Assaulting Pregnant Wife With Hot Iron

“Police were alerted about the incident, and a case of assault GBH was opened against the suspect,” said Ledwaba.

A man will appear in court on Monday after being detained for allegedly assaulting his heavily pregnant wife with a hot iron.

The event occurred in Seleteng Ga-Mphahlele, Limpopo, on Friday morning, while the couple was arguing about a cellphone.

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Both of the wife’s hands were injured and she was transported to the hospital.

Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, the police spokesperson, stated that the husband fled the scene.

“Police were alerted about the incident, and a case of assault GBH was opened against the suspect,” said Ledwaba.

“He was swiftly traced and arrested the same day at Ga Mphahlele Makurung.”Police investigations are ongoing.

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Major-General Jan Scheepers, the Acting Provincial Police Commissioner, urged women to report incidences of domestic abuse rather than sympathising with abusers.

“You are encouraged to report these cases without feeling sorry for someone who abuses you,” said Scheepers.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
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