A love triangle nearly cost lives in Tonga

A family of three narrowly escaped death on Thursday morning when their rented room caught fire.
Also read: Boyfriend arrested for killing his lover
Tonga police are now looking for the woman’s ex-boyfriend, a Swazi national who is believed to be biological father of the child.  It is also alleged that he sent the woman’s lover intimidating messages during the day.

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“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect threatened the other man complaining that he took his girlfriend from him. He even took his ex-girlfriend’s clothes from the flat and police were called to intervene,” explained Capt Magonseni Nkosi, spokesperson of Tonga police.

The burnt house.

The woman and her child were rescued unharmed while the man sustained injuries on his hands and leg. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

No arrests made so far.

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Thobile Mlangeni
Journalist

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