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Mystery surrounds the murder of Ngcobo woman

Jan 10, 2020
Mystery surrounds the murder of Ngcobo woman

Ngcobo - Dalasile police, outside Ngcobo, are investigating the murder of a 31-year old woman on Wednesday at Ngxabane Locality, Ntibane Village, Ngcobo.

"It is alleged that the 31-year old woman was last seen by both her mother and father-in-law on Wednesday, at about 19h00," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"She left both in-laws to watch television."

Capt Manatha said that however, she was then seen on the morning of Thursday, at about 09h00, at an open veld already passed away.

"The deceased had upper body injuries. The motive behind the murder is not known."

He added that no suspect/s have been arrested in the case so far.

"Anyone who can assist with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect/s is kindly requested to contact Dalasile Police Station at 047 5408817 or Crime Stop 08600 10111. The information will be treated confidentially."

Acting Eastern Cape Police Provincial Commissioner, Major General Andries Swart, condemned the murder of the defenceless woman.

He said that police will work around the clock to arrest the perpetrator/s.

The identity of the deceased will be withheld until all the relatives of the deceased are officially informed of her murder.

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