Girl, 16, in hid­ing after stab­bing lover’s friend

Pretoria News Weekend - - NEWS -

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl from Mn­dundu Vil­lage in Wil­low­vale in the East­ern Cape has gone into hid­ing after al­legedly stab­bing to death a man who tried to stran­gle her after she had re­fused to have sex with him.

The in­ci­dent took place last Fri­day, ac­cord­ing to po­lice spokesper­son Cap­tain Jack­son Manatha.

Manatha said the teenager had gone to see her boyfriend who asked for a place to sleep at the home­stead of his friend, who is now dead. “While they were sleep­ing, a phone rang ap­par­ently from an­other girl. The man told his friend (de­ceased) that he was leav­ing for an­other girl­friend,” said Manatha. “He knocked at the door and made sex­ual ad­vances to the teenager who re­fused. A strug­gle en­sued. The teenager stabbed the 33-year-old man to death.” – Staff Re­porter

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