The South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Free State has confirmed that a 24-year-old woman has been handcuffed for the murder of a man.
Police say they had received a complaint of a fight that happened in Abrahamskraal Road near Mooiwater, Bainsvlei. A patrol vehicle was subsequently despatched to the scene and on arrival discovered the body of a male victim covered in blood on the side of the road.
“It is alleged that the suspect had an asthmatic attack and she claims that the victim slapped her in the face. The suspect then retaliated by fatally stabbing the victim with a broken bottle neck on the right arm. The police arrested the female at about and a case of murder was opened at Bainsvlei police station.”
Free State SAPS spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thabo Covane
The suspect will appear in Bloemfontein Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 1 February 2022.