Man arrested for stabbing girlfriend in Kagiso

Police say the woman sustained serious wounds to her back and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

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JOHANNESBURG - A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend multiple times in Kagiso on the West Rand.

Police say the woman sustained serious wounds to her back and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

The motive for the crime is not yet known.

The police's Solomon Sibiya said: “We arrested the suspect who was around the scene. We have charged him with attempted murder and he will appear in the Kagiso Magistrates Court probably on Monday.”