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A teenager was arrested for stabbing a his friend's mother

A report was issued regarding the arrest that was made by police of a 15 year old who alleged fatally stabbed his mother's friend .The South African Police Service at Levubu made the arrest after a 34 year old woman was stabbed to death.The killing reportedly took place in Tshakhuma , Limpopo. In accordance with the update from the spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, the friend of the suspect's mother got killed on Monday.

It was alleged that the victim arrived from work just before 3 pm .She went on and reportedly made an inquiry about the house keys. The victim was reportedly found lying in a pool of blood by her own son.The suspect who was also present when the victim's son discovered her mother lying in a pool of blood , reportedly chased away the victim's son.The screams by the victim's son as he was being chased out of the house by the suspect reportedly made the neighbours to be alert and come to the rescue of the deceased's son .Police were reportedly summoned to the scene , leading to the arrest of the suspect. The motive and the circumstances leading to the arrest are yet to be determined. The Child Justice Act will be used to process the suspect as he is still a minor. Law enforcement agencies made a call to parents to ensure that they provide proper guidance to children so that similar incidents do not repeat .

It is sad that the suspect was known to the deceased victim.If the minor was in need of anything, he should have asked for the assistance and got assisted .Parents have to work hard to ensure that they provide for their children. When children do not get what they need , they end up indulging in criminal activities to get what they need .This can be avoided by providing them with everything they may be in need of .

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https://www.iol.co.za/news/15-year-old-limpopo-boy-arrested-for-fatally-stabbing-his-friends-mom-002eb315-6a43-495c-9783-8a44a4055bdb

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Child Justice Act Limpopo Motlafela Mojapelo

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