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Man Stabs Sister-In-Law To Death Over A Meal

By Thandi Mathebula

Mokwakwaila police outside Tzaneen arrested a 59-year-old man for stabbing his sister-in-law with an object after fighting over a meal.

The suspect reportedly went to his brother’s house, where he gets his daily meals, and demanded for a meal that was not ready by the time he arrived.


Police said, the suspect’s brother works in Gauteng province.

“The dispute ensued in front of the deceased’s daughter; the suspect stabbed Dikeledi Gloria Rakubu (38) on the chest.

“Dikeledi from the village of Ga-Matipane was pronounced dead by EMS personnel on the scene.

“The 59-year-old suspect, who is the deceased’s brother-in-law, was subsequently arrested by Mokwakwaila police and charged with murder.

“Investigation is still continuing. The suspect will appear before Bolobedu Magistrate’s Court this morning”, added Sergeant Tinyiko Manganye.

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