FULL DETAILS: School boy (19) mur dered after cheating with his married lover (28)


The 28-year-old married woman (PICTURED ABOVE) at the centre of the murder case involving a school boy (19) has a child (seven) who may have witnessed the toxic relationship.

Sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the woman was identified as Simangele Alice Ndzabandzaba and she operates a small restaurant at Mbasheni, Swaziland.

"The woman, who many are blaming for the death of Mlandvo Dlamini, is originally from Siteki. She has a seven-year-old child. The father of the child and murder suspect Zakhele Ndlela would leave both his wife and child for weeks at a time to work as a truck driver in Siteki. It is believed that while the husband was away, his wife would then pursue her relationship with the teenager in the presence of her daughter," said the highly credible source.

"Also we have heard that the wife was assaulted by her husband during the actual murder; that is not a true story because she has not opened an assault case against her husband," added the source.

When approached for comment by this publication over the phone Ndzabandzaba said she was back at her parental homestead in Siteki.

"I will not talk to the media because you are making a laughing stock out of me," she said.

Upon arrival at the small restaurant yesterday, numerous attempts made for an interview were politely declined by the lone employee who said that she did not know the whereabouts of Ndzabandzaba.

Meanwhile, Swaziland's Chief Police Information and Communications Officer Superintendent Khulani Mamba said that Ndzabandzaba had not reported any crime to the police.

"The woman in question has not reported any assault to the police thus the view that she was assaulted during the actual murder by her husband is currently inconclusive," he said.

On another note, it is said the woman believes she is young enough to date a boy nearly half her age and that her child was only seven, which did not raise eyebrows either, compared to other relationships.

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