Teen stabs mother's abusive boyfriend to death

By Chanice Jennike - 26 August 2019Views : 1179

A 14-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly stabbed his mother's boyfriend to death in Hammanskraal, Gauteng.

According to reports, the teen walked in on the man who was assaulting his mother. 

The teen reportedly took out a knife and stabbed the man in his upper body. 

Police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said that the teen was arrested and later released into his parent's custody.

"Although this young boy must be responsible for his actions, but he also became a victim when he saw violence perpetrated against his mother," Dlamini said. 

Police investigations continue.