Man shot and killed girlfriend, then stabbed his wife 

Members of SAPS carrying away a lifeless body.  Photo supplied 


By Angie Nkuna

SEKGOSESE – The South African Police Service in Limpopo Province have condemned the acts of violent crimes  perpetrated against women with the strongest terms.

The condemnation follows an incident which occurred in Sekgosese outside Giyani where a man has allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend, stabbed his wife with a sharp instrument.

Police say the suspect has been later found lying dead in a pool of blood with gunshot wounds and the firearm lying next to his body in his house.

“It is alleged that in the early hours of today morning at Roerfontein Village, Khudugane Section, the man came  home with his girlfriend where a quarrel ensued, and after that, he then tied both the girlfriend and his wife with robes.

“Subsequently, he fatally shot and killed his girlfriend, and he further assaulted his wife with a hard blunt object. The wife survived with multiple injuries throughout her body.

“The deceased were identified as, Mamokotope Evans Kgomola (28) and his girlfriend, Eulenda Manganyi (29).

“The motive behind this incident is still unknown at this stage, but domestic violence may not be ruled out.

“Cases of murder and inquest dockets were opened and the Police investigations are still continuing.

“Members of the community are still advised and encouraged to consult their local, relevant professionals for intervention in the case of any social related situation rather than killing or harming each other”, says L.T. Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe.