A 39-year-old Onseepkans woman was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment after she was found guilty on a charge of murder with dolus eventualis for fatally stabbing her former boyfriend.
A 39-YEAR-old Onseepkans woman, Kelebogile Sesing, was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment after she was found guilty on a charge of murder with dolus eventualis for fatally stabbing her former boyfriend.
Northern Cape police spokesperson Colonel Cherelle Ehlers said the incident followed after Sesing and her ex-boyfriend were involved in an argument.
“On December 5, 2021, in Onseepkans, the accused and her ex-boyfriend, Vincent Legalamitlwa, were involved in an argument over a bag of clothes. It is alleged that the accused fetched a knife from the kitchen and confronted the deceased. An argument ensued and the deceased beat the accused with a steel cable. The accused then retaliated and stabbed the deceased.
“The accused was sentenced on November 10, 2023, by the Pofadder Regional Court,” said Ehlers.
She added that the investigating officer was commended for his work on the case.
“The Namaqua district commissioner, Brigadier Schalk Andrews, commended the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Christoffel Bekker, for a thorough investigation and for securing a conviction.
“Andrews declared that efforts will be reinforced to address domestic violence and gender-based violence (GBV)-related crimes during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign and beyond,” Ehlers said.