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Qwaqwa woman burns husband to death

By Libuseng Nyaka

QWAQWA – Sefora Dlamini (37) of the Snake Park Section of Bluegumbosch in Qwaqwa is expected to appear before the Phuthaditjhaba magistrate court on Friday this week the alleged murder of her husband.
According to a police statement Dlamini, poured her husband with a flammable liquid and set him alight.
He was rushed to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his burn wound.

“It is alleged that on 10 March 2023 at about 04:10 the man arrived and was admitted in hospital Phuthaditjhaba with severe burn wounds. It’s further alleged that he mentioned that his wife poured him with flammable liquid on lower part of his body and took out box of matches and set him alight. He sustained severe injuries on the stomach, neck, lower limbs and buttocks.

The matter was brought before the Phuthaditjhaba police on Monday, 13 March 2023 where a case of murder was opened and is being investigated. The motive behind the incident is not yet known,” statement read.

Sefora, the wife of deceased, has been arrested, charged and appeared before the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate court on Wednesday 15 March 2023 on a charge of murder. She was remanded into custody for further investigations.