29 year old South African man Mduduzi Kwazi Nkomo has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for killing his girlfriend.
The Verulam Regional Court also found Nkomo not fit to possess a firearm.
According to reports on 15 May 2019 at 21:30, Nkomo arrived at home of Ntshengisile Dladla (32) who was with her 11-year-old son and knocked on the door.
When she refused to open the door, the accused kicked it open and entered. He stabbed Ntshengisile multiple times with a knife and a drill.
The victim was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.
The child that witnessed the incident managed to run to the neighbour’s house for assistance.
The accused also attempted to kill himself but he survived.
A case of murder was opened at Tongaat SAPS.
The accused was immediately arrested for murder. He was kept behind the bars until his sentence.