A 19-year-old girl arrested for stabbing her father to death
Sekgosese police have arrested a 19-year-old female suspect for murder in Rooerfontein village outside Giyani in Mopani District. The girl is accused of killing her father.
Police reportedly received a report of an argument between a father and daughter from a neighbor in Roerfontein village. When Police arrived at the crime scene they discovered the body of a male with a stab wound to his back and right arm and he was identified as Edward Frank Ralekgokgo, aged 60 years.
According to information currently available, the deceased allegedly had a heated argument with his wife. The daughter called for public assistance when she saw her mother being attacked. Thereafter, the father immediately attacked the daughter with a knife and managed to get the knife from the father and stabbed him.
The deceased was pronounced dead at the crime scene by paramedics. A motive for the incident is yet to be determined but domestic violence cannot be ruled out.
The suspect is expected to appear before the Giyani Magistrate’s Court today.
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