A 19-year-old daughter has been arrested after stabbing her 60-year-old father to death in Sekgosese, Limpopo on Wednesday. It is reported that the Police received a report of a family fighting at about 21:30 from a reporter in Rietfontein village.

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Upon arrival at the crime scene, Police discovered the lifeless body of a male person having a stab wound on his back body and the right hand. He was identified by his wife as Edward Frank Ralekgokgo.

It is alleged that the deceased had a heated argument with his wife and the daughter realized that her mother was assaulted. She decided to shout, calling upon the Community to come forward to assist in stopping the fight between the couple.

Daughter stabs her father to death in Sekgosese
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Subsequently, the deceased suddenly attacked the suspect with a knife. The daughter managed to get the knife from her father and stabbed him.

He was also declared dead at the scene of the crime by the paramedics. The motive behind the incident is not yet known but domestic violence cannot be ruled out.

The daughter is expected to appear before Giyani Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 01 December 2023.