Monday, 20 September 2021

Bethlehem: A 30 year-old man; Vusi Radebe, appeared briefly before Bethlehem Magistrate court on Friday; 17 September 2021, on the charge of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a 14 year-old girl in Vuka location; Bohlokong, over the past weekend.

His case has been postponed to 24 September 2021 for application for bail and legal aid.

It is alleged that on Sunday;12 September 2021, the victim was sleeping when her older sister’s ex-boyfriend arrived looking for the victim’s sister who was not at home at that time.

It is alleged that the suspect then went on and stabbed the victim all over the body with a sharp instrument, accusing her of hiding her sister. She sustained multiple stab wounds.

She was referred to a local hospital where she is still in an Intensive Care Unit.

The suspect was traced and arrested on15 September 2021.