A Tzaneen man was arrested after he allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend’s lover at Ga-Magonya Village outside Tzaneen.
Police said the 41-year-old man shot and killed another 41-year-old man on Sunday during a love triangle wrangle.
Police spokesman Moatshe Ngoepe said the incident took place when both the deceased and the suspect met at their girlfriend’s home and a ﬁght ensued.
Ngoepe said the deceased left the house and entered inside his car to drive away.
However, while he was moving away, the suspect shot him from the back. The driver lost control of the motor vehicle which then overturned, killing him instantly.
The suspect later handed himself over to the police.
A ﬁrearm – which is suspected to be the one used to kill the deceased – was also recovered.
The suspect will appear soon before the Lenyenye Magistrate’s Court on a charge of murder.
Police investigations continue .