Tuesday, August 12, 2014
BREAKING. Police looking for missing SABC1 news anchor Lisakhanya Pete after her poisoned fiance is found dead in her flat.
The dead Simthembile Pambuka was found dead in the flat of the SABC1 news reader, with Lisakhanya Pete - who was supposed to get married in December - claiming that she fled through a window to escape physical abuse since Simthembile Pambuka was beating her.
The autopsy revealed that Simthembile Pambuka had poison in his system. A case of murder has been opened by the police.
Lisakhanya Pete known as Lisa and originally from Port Elizabeth, told the police that Simthembile Pambuka committed suicide, but is now nowhere to be found and the police is looking for her.
In 2011 Pisakhanya Pete became the first Xhosa news reader for the Port Elizabeth community TV station BayTV and two years later went to work for the SABC readering the Xhosa news on Sundays on SABC1.
The SABC declined comment.