Woman arrested for murdering boyfriend

A 31-year-old woman from Skeerpoort was arrested by the police for the alleged murder of her boyfriend at Schaumburg informal settlement on Saturday.

According to police spokesperson, Maria Nkabinde, Elisa Nyanto and her boyfriend, Malesela Johannes Mosehla (49) allegedly had an argument at about 20:30 and she stabbed him with a sharp object.

“Upon arrival at the scene, the police discovered Mosehla’s body lying on the floor. He was certified dead by paramedics who were called to the scene.”

Nyanto was arrested at the scene and appeared in the Brits Magistrates’ Court this week. She will reappear again before the same court on Tuesday, 12 July 2022, for a formal bail application .