He is expected to appear in the Ganyesa magistrate’s court on Tuesday, after being nabbed on Friday.
He lived with his girlfriend, 24, in Ganyesa. On Wednesday evening, he accused her of being seen at a shebeen in Vryburg, before beating her to death with a spade.
He covered her body with a blanket and pushed it under the bed.
The suspect then fled on Thursday to his brother‚Äôs place in Kuruman, Northern Cape.
He confessed to his brother.
‚ÄúThe matter was eventually reported to the brother‚Äôs landlord and the police in Kuruman, leading to the discovery of the victim‚Äôs body,‚ÄĚ police said.
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