Man 'kills' father over food

A 24-year-old man appeared in court after he allegedly stabbed his father following an argument.

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CAPE TOWN - A 24-year-old man appeared in the Oudtshoorn Magistrate's Court on Monday after he allegedly killed his father following an argument over food.

Hans Olkers died after he was stabbed in the chest.

The police's Malcolm Pojie said Olkers' son was arrested on Friday evening, shortly after the incident.

"The preliminary investigation indicates that he and his father had a quarrel over food. Later that evening when his father went to bed, his son approached him and stabbed him on the left side of his chest."