Man accused of killing pregnant wife

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MAFETENG — A 30-year-old man from Likhoele Ha Lempetje in Mafeteng was arrested this week for allegedly killing his pregnant wife.

Mafeteng Criminal Investigation Division spokesman, Detective Sergeant Motlalei Phihlela, said the murder suspect is a student at the National University of Lesotho.

He said the man allegedly assaulted his wife until she died.

The deceased was found lying in a pool of blood with a wound on her head, according to the police.

Phihlela said the suspect was expected to appear in court to face charges of murder.

The woman’s body was taken to Mafeteng Government Hospital mortuary. — Lena.

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