14-year-old boy stabbed his mother’s boyfriend to death in Hammanskraal, Guateng.
According to reports the young boy saw the man assaulting his mother, he went into the kitchen took out a knife and stabbed the man in his upper body to death.
Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, Police spokesperson stated that the boy was arrested after the incident occurred, but he was later released into his parents custody, because he was only trying to protect his mum from getting hurt.
“Although this young boy must be responsible for his actions, but he also became a victim when he saw violence perpetrated against his mother,” said Dlamini.
The police are still investigating the incidence.