Sunday, 27 June 2021

Odendaalsrus: A case of murder was registered by Odendaalsrus SAPS after a 15 year-old boy was fatally stabbed following an argument over a game.

It is alleged that the 15 year-old and another 12 year-old boy, were playing a gambling game in the street at Blok 7; Kutlwanong; Odendaalsrus on Friday; 25 June 2021. It is reported that the two later engaged in a heated argument and the 12 year-old went home.

On his return, he allegedly pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed Lebohang in the chest. The victim fell to the ground and was declared dead at the scene.

The deceased is a Grade 9 learner whilst the 12 year-old minor suspect, is in Grade 6 at separate schools in Kutlwanong.

The minor suspect was arrested and charged with murder, but was released under the custody of his guardian pending his court appearance at the Odendaalsrus Magistrate’s Court on Monday; 28 June 2021.