April 02, 2024

Cop linked to killing his pregnant girlfriend and filming her while dying to remain behind bars

Sizwe Ngema who allegedly killed his girlfriend Yolanda Khuzwayo

A metro cop who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death over the Easter weekend has been remanded behind bars. Sizwe Ngema appeared before the Durban Magistrate's Court in KwaZulu Natal today.


Ngema who Is a Durban Metro Police Officer is facing a murder charge for allegedly killing his girlfriend Ayanda Khuzwayo, who was also a metro cop. It's alleged that Ngema killed Khuzwayo on Saturday after they had been drinking in his flat at Broad Street in Durban CBD after they had an argument over infidelity. Ngema is said to have accused Khuzwayo of cheating on him which led to them having a fight and he later stabbed her to death.

Ayanda Khuzwayo was killed by her boyfriend


In a video that has been circulating on social media which was allegedly taken by Ngema after he stabbed her, Khuzwayo can be seen lying on a sofa with a knife stuck in her chest struggling to breath. As if that was not enough, Ngema further circulated the video to their colleagues, friends and close relatives. KZN National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Natasha Ramakisson-Kara said that the Ngema appeared before court on charges of murder and theft. "The case was remanded to 09 April for bail consideration," she said.

In another incident, a 39-year-old police sergeant was arrested this morning in connection with a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend on Sunday, 31 March. SAPS spokesperson Robert Netshiunda confirmed the incident. "It is alleged that the officer assaulted a 29-year-old woman Sunday night in Hammarsdale outside Durban in KZN. The suspect, who works at Mpumalanga police station in Hammarsdale, will appear in the Hammarsdale Magistrate's Court on Thursday, 4 April 2024," he said. Netshiunda further said that investigations are already underway into the victim's allegations that she was initially refused to open a case. "Should there be any substance on the allegations, internal processes will be instituted and responsible officers will be subjected to appropriate departmental steps. The South African Police Service prioritises Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases and frontline police officers abide by the Domestic Violence Act and should act accordingly," he said.

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