Two Ngqamakhwe men arrested for killing woman over witchcraft claims

BY YOLANDA PALEZWENI - NOVEMBER 9, 2016

Ngqamakhwe police arrested two men, aged between 20 and 35 years old, for allegedly killing a 45 year-old woman at Sihlabeni Location, Mtebhele Village, Ngqamakhwe, on Monday evening.

According to Ngqamakhwe police, the deceased was accused of witchcraft by the two suspects.

“The deceased was stabbed to death and she suffered upper body injuries,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

He added that, the deceased was identified as Nozinzile Ntembe.

The suspects will appear before the Ngamakhwe Magistrate Court on Wednesday, facing a murder charge.