LIMPOPO – The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation members arrested a 35-year-old woman on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 in Thohoyandou for allegedly plotting to murder her ex-husband.
It is alleged that the suspect hired a hitman in November 2020 to execute the plot of killing her ex-husband who is a police official in Vhembe District.
The Hawks received a tip-off about the plot and kept an observation which led to the apprehension of the suspect after she withdrew R10 000 meant as deposit to pay the hitman.
The suspect is expected to appear in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 26 February 2021 for conspiracy to commit murder.
Source: South African Police Service