A man allegedly smashed his girlfriend to death with a hammer after she revealed to him that she was HIV positive.
38-year-old whose identity was not disclosed has been arrested and charged with murder by the police officers in South Africa.
Temba police said the man was angry with his 25-year-old girlfriend identified as Maria Sephokola.
Police investigation revealed that Sephokola confessed to her boyfriend of four years that she had been cheating on him with another man and had contracted HIV.
The man became outraged and grabbed a hammer. The man hit her head several times until she fell unconscious. After committing the murder, he fled the scene, but was later arrested, WWWN reports.