Man fatally stabbed in Tlokweng


A 38-year-old man met a tragic end on Saturday night in Lenganeng ward, Tlokweng, after being fatally stabbed during a misunderstanding.

The victim had left his two friends inside the car to purchase ice blocks at a filling station. Shortly after, they witnessed him engaged in an argument with two other men, resulting in one of them fatally stabbing him. Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba Rari, reported that the police were notified around 11pm of the murder incident.

"After stabbing him, the suspects fled the crime scene, and investigations are ongoing to locate and arrest them. Following the stabbing incident, his friends rushed him to Mafitlhakgosi clinic where he was certified dead on arrival by the doctors. We are pleading with those who might have witnessed the incident to help us with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects who are still at large," he stated. Regarding the cause of the fight, Rari mentioned that the deceased's friends had parked their car metres away from where the incident occurred and thus couldn't discern the nature of the argument.

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

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