THEY were talking and laughing but then she started asking her boyfriend for papgeld for their four-year-old son.
She hoped this time he would show some mercy. But she was wrong. She didn’t get money. Instead she got two days of hell on earth!
Not only did the 36-year-old man refuse to pay maintenance, he also allegedly burnt her face and private parts with an electric cattle prod.
But that was only the beginning. The 29-year-old woman from Mahlabathini in QwaQwa says she and her four-year-old son were locked up for two days over the weekend while the abuse continued.
“He even made me eat my own shit,” she claimed. She said when she asked her boyfriend for money he went wild with anger.
“We were chatting and laughing at his place when I asked him to give me money to buy food and clothes for the child.”
“I told him I wanted the money because he fails to support our boy but he always has money for booze.” She said he wasn’t satisfied just beating her up.
“He plugged an electric cow prod into the wall and shocked and burnt my body in front of our boy.
“I was screaming but that did not stop him. He gave me a bucket to clean myself before he locked the room and left us inside. “When he came back he tortured me some more and made me eat my own poo,” she said.
She said her mum went to the cops after a neighbour said her daughter was in danger. “I love my boyfriend but after this we’d better separate,” she said.
Police spokesman Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said when they found the woman she was badly injured. “The woman was taken to hospital and her municipal worker boyfriend was arrested,” said Mophiring.
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