KZN woman murdered after being 'accused of witchcraft'

The woman was hacked to death in her home in Mtunzini.
The woman was hacked to death in her home in Mtunzini.
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A KwaZulu-Natal woman was allegedly hacked to death by a man known to her after he accused her of dabbling in witchcraft.

The woman, from Mtunzini, was allegedly attacked with a panga in her home.

The 22-year-old man, who was arrested and charged with murder, accused her of practicing witchcraft.

Police spokesperson Lt Col Thulani Zwane said the woman, also 22, was “brutally assaulted by the known suspect”.

Zwane said the man appeared in the Mtunzini magistrate’s court on Friday.


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