Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Vredefort: The 34-year-old; Kgosi Sehume, appeared before the Vredefort Magistrates’ court for murder after stabbing his father (55) to death at their home in Mokwallo; Vredefort.

On Saturday; 27 November 2021, the suspect was at home with his girlfriend and his father, when a fight ensued over meat.

It is alleged that the suspect wanted to take the meat which the victim bought and the victim refused. During their argument, the son stabbed his father twice under the left arm and ran away. The victim tried to chase the suspect when he fell to the ground and passed away. He sustained two stab wounds.

The neighbours noticed the victim fall after hearing noises and they contacted the police.  Warrant Officer Petrus Nhlapo arrested the suspect at one of his friend’s house not far from his home.

The suspect is still in custody and will appear again in court on the 02nd December 2021, for bail application.