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.