Whinsley Masara, Chronicle Reporter
A LUPANE woman, who was axed four times and appeared to have been raped, was found dead at her homestead. Her unidentified live-in boyfriend of three months, a sangoma, has since disappeared and is allegedly on the run.
Torn used condoms and a bloodied axe were found next to Hlalani Ngwenya’s naked body that lay in a pool of blood outside her bedroom recently.
Ngwenya (38) had four deep cuts on her head and indications are that she was raped before she was murdered. The incident occurred at Dandanda Village, St Lukes Area, under Chief Mabhikwa in Lupane.
Villagers told The Chronicle that they did not know the sangoma’s name as he was relatively new in the village.
“We don’t even know where he originated from,” said a villager on condition of anonymity.
“The sangoma was last seen