An 18-year-old male was arrested in Bushbuckridge after allegedly stabbing his two siblings.
One, aged 23, succumbed to his injuries while the other, aged 19, was taken to hospital for medical treatment. The incident occurred at Violetbank near Bushbuckridge yesterday morning, Sunday, 5 December.
According to police, the incident occurred in a tavern that was closed. They were playing dice when an argument broke out between the brothers, which had a tragic ending. His family identified the one who was fatally stabbed as Karabo Mathosi.
They reported the matter to the police, where a case was opened with one count of murder and another count of attempted murder.
“Police began with their investigation and arrested the suspect and charged. He is due to appear in the Bushbuckridge Magistrate’s Court today.”