Hartbeespoort teen stabs father to death
A 17-year-old boy has allegedly stabbed his father to death and wounded his younger sister.
JOHANNESBURG - A Hartbeespoort teenager has allegedly stabbed his father to death and wounded his eight-year-old sister.
It's understood an argument between the 17-year-old and his father ensued after he arrived at home late.
Authorities say the boy stabbed his father in the back and chest.
He then stabbed his little sister in her throat and waist after she tried to intervene.
The boy's father died on the scene.
The police's Pelonomi Makau said, "She was taken to the hospital where she is recuperating. The suspect was arrested and will appear in court on Monday 22 July."