North West man appears for girlfriend's murder

Johannesburg - A man appeared in the Bafokeng Magistrate's Court for allegedly killing his girlfriend, North West police said on Tuesday.

The case against Daniel Boikanyo, 49, was postponed on Monday to 25 August for further investigation, Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone said.

Boikanyo was arrested on Friday after his girlfriend's clothes, including a pair of jeans and underpants, were found at his house.

Residents found the woman's decomposing body in Chachalaza, near Rustenburg, on Thursday. She had multiple stab wounds. The motive for the killing was not known.