A teenager is expected to appear in the Brits Magistrate Court today. According to police, the 17-year-old arrived late at home in Hartbeespoortdam and when his father questioned him about this, an argument ensued between the two before the suspect who was allegedly under the influence of drugs stabbed his father on his back and chest. The victim reportedly died on the scene.
The suspect who was later arrested and is police custody pending his appearance reportedly also stabbed his 8-year-old sibling on the throat and waist when she tried to intervene.
She was rushed to hospital.