At a court in Johannesburg, the boyfriend of a South African woman, whose murder galvanised protests against violence against women in the country, has been charged with her murder.
The body of Tshegofatso Pule a young woman of 28-years-old was found hanging from a tree last June, with multiple stab wounds.
Mzikayise Malephane, 31, recognize at a court in Johannesburg the allegations against him and pleaded guilty. He said he was paid by the girl’s ex-boyfriend to carry out the killing.
Ntuthuko Ntokozo Shoba is accused of planning Tshegofatso Pule’s murder and paying the killer.
Prosecutors have charged Mr Shoba, who was arrested last week, with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and defeating the ends of justice.