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Man Declared Wanted For Allegedly Beating His Girlfriend To Death
A South African man, identified as Sylvester Roy Mphephu, has been declared wanted in connection with the murder of his 28-year-old girlfriend, Palesa.
The suspect allegedly beat his girlfriend to pulp in the early hours of Monday, September 5, in Edenvale, Gauteng, then dropped her off at a hospital before he fled.
He left her in a critical condition and she sadly succumbed to the injuries, while he’s currently still at large.
The Police in Guateng have now placed Mphephu on the wanted list and encouraged anyone with useful information about his whereabouts to report to the nearest police station.
Meanwhile, friends and family of the deceased have taken to social media to mourn her sudden demise and demand justice for her death.
A Facebook user, Lee-Roy Kolobe Bruce Maboya, who paid tribute to Palesa, advised women in abusive relationships to leave before it’s too late.
“Dear Ladies, your silence is tearing us apart. Keeping quite when your partner raise a hand on you is not a good thing.
“Immediately after he raise a hand on you, please.. Please walk away for a reason that he laid his hand on you for the first time he will definetely do it again.. Chances are 75%
“The GBV rate increases each and everyday. Am writing this in a bitter heart..can’t sleep.. Thiniking how i lost someone. Him beating her to her death bed really broke me. How could someone who was suppose to protect her do such a cruel thing to her
“How can you beat someone you claim you love until she screams no more. She begged for her life.. Asked you to stop but the monster didn’t care. can’t stop to imagining the pain she went through!
“To Sylvester Roy Mphephu I so hope your sins will come and haunt you everyday of your life.. For taking our Daughter, Sister, Niece, Cousin and a friend’s life.
“She didn’t deserve what you did to her. To anyone who know where this monster is..please contact your nearest police station so that he can pay for his sin.”