Centane teen arrested for murder

Centane Police arrested a 17-year-old boy for alleged murder of a 21-year-old man. It is alleged that local boys were enjoying themselves at Midange Locality, Qombolo Village, Centane.

A misunderstanding allegedly ensued between the suspect aged 17 and the 21 year old boys on Saturday 06 October 2018 at about 05:00. It is then alleged that the suspect drew his knife and fatally stabbed the 21-year-old man. He died at the scene.

The occasion that was hosted by these boys is not yet clear at this point in time. Once the murder was reported to Centane Police, they (police) acted swiftly as they rushed to the scene. The suspect was traced and arrested. He has been handed over to his parents who were warned to bring the minor to the Centane Magistrate Court on Monday 08 October 2018.

Source: South African Police Service