Man sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for murder of his wife #Sentencing NORTHERN CAPE - The SAPS in Upington welcomed the 15 years sentence that was handed down by the Northern Cape High Court to Arrie Koper on Thursday, 21 January 2021 for murder of his wife.
Arrie (37) was
arrested for murder of his wife after the lifeless body of Aneline Koper was found on the morning of Sunday 4 August 2019 .
The body of a 32-year-old mother of seven had sustained severe head injuries and was found lying at her residence in Louisvaledorp outside Upington.
The deceased was assaulted with a sharp object by her husband Arrie Koper (37) who had fled the scene.
The police launched a manhunt and Arrie was apprehended later that day.
He was detained and remained in custody for the period of the trial.
The children of the deceased aged between 15 years and seven months old at that time, were placed under care by the Department of Social Development.