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2 in court for family murders

2013-01-05 07:26

Bloemfontein - A 46-year-old man accused of the murder of his brother-in-law appeared in the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate's Court on Friday, Free State police said.

Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said he would appear in court again on Monday.

He allegedly stabbed his 33-year-old brother-in-law twice in the back during an argument with his in-laws on Tuesday.

Mophiring said in another case a man aged 58, accused of shooting dead his 36-year-old son, also appeared in the same court. His case was also postponed to Monday.

The father allegedly shot dead his son after they had an argument on Wednesday at their home in Chris Hani Park.

"They were in court, but [as] there was an administration issue outstanding, they will be in court on Monday," said Mophiring.

Comments
  • simbarashe.muyengwa.3 - 2013-01-05 08:17

    It wont stop untill we bring back death sentence

      Mike.ntsh2009 - 2013-01-05 08:26

      Are you aware that Constitutional court abolished death penalty? What are you planning to do, change constitution?

      Mike.ntsh2009 - 2013-01-05 08:46

      My comment about a death penalty is a fact. Only a fool can thumbsdown it.

  • Tello Moleko - 2013-01-05 08:28

    father killed his son,maybe he was disrespectful nd problem child,its tough decision to shoot your own

      marilyn.docherty.9 - 2013-01-05 20:08

      You don't shoot or stab a person in order to solve a problem Tello!!! Dealing with problems by killing a person is just plain Barbaric!!!!!

  • Tello Moleko - 2013-01-05 08:46

    i wont be bullied by my son in my house,take my money,assault everyone,at that age he must be at his home

  • annie.israel.50 - 2013-01-05 11:10

    Murder, rape, fraud, taxi drivers killing far too many people and many other factors in SA is not good for the outside world - what has happened to THE RAINBOW NATION - this rainbow's colours has disappeared completely

      jabu.binda.5 - 2013-01-05 15:56

      Anaska, this has got nothing to do with the rainbow nation, but it's pure criminal that you will find in all other nations like the Americans. If you do not have a short memory, it has been happening long before the Rainbow Nation was called the Rainbow Nation.

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