Boy, 12, accused of murder

A 12-year-old boy is due at the Athlone Magistrate’s Court today for allegedly fatally stabbing a 13-year-old boy in Nyanga on Monday April 15.

It is alleged that the two had fought earlier on the day and stopped. On the same night, they met again in Ncede Street and resumed the fight.

The deceased was unaware that the suspect had brought a weapon from his home.

The victim was stabbed once on the left side of his chest.

He was rushed to hospital, but he succumbed to his injury.

The suspect is facing a charge of murder.