Victim allegedly stabbed in quarrel over food

BOETSAP. – A 19 year old male suspect is expected to appear before the local Magistrates court in Boetsap in connection with the case of murder.

Brig. Mohale Ramatsheba, spokesperson for the police, says it is alleged on Monday, 11 May 2020 at about 20:00 at Van Wyksfontein farm in Boetsap, a 41 year year old man and the suspect had a quarrel over food.

The suspect(19) allegedly stabbed the victim in the chest with a knife. The victim was certified dead by Emergency Medical Services personnel at the scene.

It is reported the deceased, identified as Jaftha Motlatsi Stona and the suspect were with their employer in Boetsap for hunting purposes. The deceased and the suspect are from Carletonville in Gauteng.

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