Evidence Nkuna, 21, accused of allegedly cutting off her boyfriend's penis, appears in the Meadowlands Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 23 October 2013. The case was transferred to the Protea Magistrate's Court. Nkuna would now be charged with attempted murder. Her previous charge was assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. According to police, Nkuna caught her boyfriend with another woman on October 6 and ordered them to strip naked. "It is alleged that the woman took out the knife and cut off her boyfriend's penis," said Constable Sibusiso Chauke. Chauke said 21-year-old Nkuna was arrested on the same day.She is out on bail of R2500 and will appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Friday. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

 

Johannesburg - A woman accused of cutting off her boyfriend's penis arrived at the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto on Friday.

Evidence Nkuna, 21, faces charges of attempted murder for allegedly attacking her boyfriend on October 6 when she found him with another woman and ordered them to strip naked.

Nkuna allegedly took out a knife and cut off her boyfriend's penis. She was arrested soon afterwards.

She was sitting outside the courtroom waiting for her case to be called.

She sat alone, looking down at her cellphone and occasionally staring into the distance.

Dressed in the same purple headscarf, beige trench coat and long skirt as she had in her appearance earlier this week in the Meadowlands Magistrate's Court, she made no eye contact or conversation with people around her.

She initially appeared in the Meadowlands Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on a charge of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

Nkuna was released on bail of R2 500. - Sapa