A 47-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly attempting to
set his estranged girlfriend's shack alight in Balfour, Mpumalanga
He tried to set his girlfriend's shack alight in Vlakfontein Farm on Sunday night, said Sergeant Sam Tshabalala.
"She was asleep when she smelt petrol and awoke to find him outside. She contacted police before he could start the fire." Tshabalala said the man ran off when he saw her and was being sought since Sunday.
He was expected to appear at the Balfour Magistrate's Court soon.
|Address:||Vlakfontein Farm, Balfour, Mpumalanga|
|Crime Date/Time:||18 Apr 2010, 00:04 AM|
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|Reported Date:||21 Apr 2010, 09:04 AM|