A 26 12 months previous man from Matsotsosela in Giyani pleaded responsible to killing his girlfriend.
Ntiyiso Xilumane admitted to strangling his ex-girlfriend to loss of life on the hospital the place she labored as an intern physician.
He was sentenced to life in jail on Tuesday by the Limpopo Excessive Courtroom in Polokwane.
Xilumane was a scholar on the College of Limpopo and had a son together with his ex-girlfriend, Dr Shongile Fairly Nkhwashu.
Nkhwashu’s physique was present in her room at Mankweng hospital on the night of 19 January 2020.
Nationwide Prosecuting Authority (NPA) regional spokesperson Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi narrated that “on the time of the incident, the intern physician was not his girlfriend.”
“It was the proof of the State that the deceased had ended the connection,” Malabi-Dzhangi stated.
In response to him, Nkhwashu ended their relationship on 15 January 2020 by sending a break-up textual content to Xilumane.
Xilumane travelled from his village in Giyani to the Mankweng Hospital the place Nkhwashu labored on 17 January, .
He admitted that he grabbed her by the throat and pushed her to a mattress.
Nkhwashu’s father, Kenneth, revealed to the courtroom that Xilumane used to assault his daughter once they have been collectively.
He advised the courtroom his daughter had even despatched him an image of herself with a swollen face on account of the assault.
Xilumane acquired his life sentencing on Tuesday.