WITPOORT — A 20 year old man (Simon Sephokgole) was arrested for murder in Witpoort on Monday 4 July at 11:00.
According to W.O. Frans Mokoena, Lephalale SAPS spokesperson, it is alleged that he was part of a fight with four other people in a tavern in Mongalo (Thornland) when he stabbed one of them with a broken bottle. The victim died on the scene.
W.O. Mokoena says the accused ran away after the incident and managed to evade the police until his arrest on Monday.
A murder case (CAS 6/7/2016) was opened at Witpoort SAPS.