Limpopo student to spend life in prison for strangling ex-girlfriend to death

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A long term elderly person from Matsotsosela in Giyani confessed to murdering his sweetheart.

Ntiyiso Xilumane confessed to choking his ex to death at the clinic where she filled in as an assistant specialist.

He was condemned to life in jail on Tuesday by the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane.

Xilumane was an understudy at the University of Limpopo and had a child with his ex, Dr Shongile Pretty Nkhwashu.

Nkhwashu’s body was found in her room at Mankweng emergency clinic on the night of 19 January 2020.

Public Prosecuting Authority (NPA) local representative Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi portrayed that “at the hour of the episode, the understudy specialist was not, at this point his sweetheart.”

“It was the proof of the State that the perished had cut off the association,” Malabi-Dzhangi said.

As per him, Nkhwashu cut off their association on 15 January 2020 by sending a separation text to Xilumane.

Xilumane went from his town in Giyani to the Mankweng Hospital where Nkhwashu chipped away at 17 January, .

He conceded that he snatched her by the throat and pushed her to a bed.

Nkhwashu’s dad, Kenneth, uncovered to the court that Xilumane used to attack his girl when they were together.

He told the court his girl had even sent him an image of herself with a swollen face because of the attack.

Xilumane got his life condemning on Tuesday.

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