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Mahikeng - North West Premier Thandi
Modise has welcomed the arrest of two
men who allegedly kidnapped and
murdered a woman.

"The long arm of the law will always catch
up with those who take matters into their
own hands," Modise said.
The law would also catch up with those
who "devise wicked plots" against their
partners instead of accepting that some
relationships were irreconcilable.

Earlier on Sunday, North West police said
the two men, including the estranged
husband of the woman, were arrested in
connection with her kidnapping, death and
the hijacking of her boyfriend in Mmakau.
"One suspect was arrested on
Thursday...and the other one was
arrested on Friday...at Soshanguve and
Stinkwater respectively," Captain Pelonomi
Makau said.

A couple, both aged 42, were apparently
approached by three men while they were
sitting in their car near a pub in the early
hours of last Saturday.
The three men held the couple at gun-
point and ordered the boyfriend to drive
two of them to Soshanguve.
The third man took the woman to a
nearby car. Her estranged husband was
allegedly inside.

The boyfriend was eventually let go and
reported the incident to the police.

The body of the woman was recovered in
the Rooival river near Hammanskraal last

The woman's estranged husband
apparently confessed to dumping the
woman's body in the river.
Police were still searching for two other

Modise called on insecure men to seek
counselling and professional help to assist
them to deal with separation from their
"We urge police not to leave any stone
unturned until the two remaining suspects
are behind bars," Modise said.

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