BFN student fatally stabs ‘boyfriend’


A case of murder is being investigated by the Park Road Police in Bloemfontein, after a 20-year-old student allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death.

According to police spokesperson, Thabo Covane, the 20-year-old female, Karabo Molotsi, who is from the same learning institution as the deceased, appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court and was granted bail and warned to appear before the court again on 17 March 2020.

Covane says police received a complaint that a person was fatally stabbed in Westdene. He explained that the police attended to the complaint and on arrival found the lifeless body of the 22-year-old African male.

“It is alleged that the deceased and his 20-year-old girlfriend arrived at a block of flats in First Avenue from an event and had a quarrel and the suspect got hold of the knife and stabbed the deceased in the chest, ” he explained.

The deceased was declared dead on the scene by the paramedics and the 20-year-old woman was arrested.

Sazly Hartzenberg