Sugar mama Vongai Zvembire (46) dies after Ben 10 crushed her head with a huge rock in South Africa

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EVEN THOUGH she was 17 years older than her new boyfriend, the family still accepted him into their home.

They thought he was a good man and he helped around the house.


And soon the family was shocked, terrified and traumatised.

The boyfriend (29) allegedly brutally murdered his girlfriend of five months, Vongai Zvembire (46), on Friday, 25 November.

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According to Vongai’s brother, Edson Mahumong (45), they had a fight on Friday evening.

“My wife and I were not home on Friday night,” he said.

“Vongai was at home with the boyfriend.”

He said his daughter told him that Vongai had instructed her to take the kids and run to the neighbours.

The neighbours later went to see Vongai and the boyfriend, but there was nobody there.

“They thought something was wrong, so they searched around the house until they found Vongai,” said Edson.

She was dead.

Her head had been smashed in with a rock and there was blood everywhere.

“The boyfriend was found and arrested by the police,” said Edson.

“It’s hard, but we must be strong. As a man, I need to be strong for my family until we bury her,” he said.

Community leader Chris Mavela (53) said they were shocked.

“We never expected the guy to do something like this because he was well-known in the community.

“He was very quiet and he used to do piece jobs for people in our area,” he said.

“We saw horrible scenes where we found the woman.”

He said the man had been a victim of violence in his previous relationship.

“It’s crazy that a victim in his last relationship has now turned into a perpetrator,” he said.

“I wish I was a woman right now.

“I’m ashamed to be a man right now when someone has done this,” he said.

The family believes the man was found because of a ritual.

“After he ran away, we did a ritual so the police could find him,” he said.

He said the man called one of the neighbours and the police went around looking for him.

“He said he was checking how Vongai was after he had hit her with a rock.

“The police were on hand to arrest him,” he said.

“This man must rot in jail for what he did.”

North West police spokeswoman Captain Aafje Botma said police are investigating a murder case.

“The suspect was arrested on Saturday and he will appear at the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrates Court soon,” she said.

— Daily Sun

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