Limpopo Man Stabs Older Brother to Death and Hands Himself Over to SAPS

Limpopo Man Stabs Older Brother to Death and Hands Himself Over to SAPS

  • A fight between two brothers in Limpopo became fatal after one of the siblings stabbed his elder brother and killed him
  • The siblings got into an argument and exchanged blows, and despite their mother trying to intervene, the younger one fatally attacked him
  • South Africans were saddened that the siblings could not resolve their conflict

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, covered police investigations and court cases at Daily Sun for over three years.

A Limpopo man handed himself over after allegedly killing his brother
Mzansi was saddened when a man allegedly fatally stabbed his brother. Image: SeventyFour. The image used is for illustration purposes only.
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MOKAMOLE, LIMPOPO — South Africans were saddened by a fight between siblings, which ended up in one of them killing the other.

Man stabs older brother to death

According to TimesLIVE, the incident happened on 7 July in Mokamole, Limpopo. The 40-year-old brother allegedly knocked on the door in the early morning. His younger brother opened the door, and his older brother allegedly slapped him because he didn't open the door fast enough.

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The two got into a severe argument, which became violent as they exchanged blows. The 29-year-old allegedly used a sharp object and stabbed his brother. The mother tried to separate them, but her son was already bleeding. He succumbed to his injuries, and the suspect handed himself over to the South African Police Service.

Mzansi was saddened by the incident

South Africans on Facebook were devastated that the man allegedly killed his brother.

Senzo Inno Mgoduka said:

"Jesus once said that a man's foe shall be of his own family."

C'phe Mncube said:

"When you kill someone trying to defend yourself."

Tshiamo Rakgokong said:

"What a tragedy when siblings kill each other. People must learn to control their emotions."

Jake Sithembiso Manzini said:

"Limpopo, it's too much."

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In a similar article, Briefly News reported that a community attacked a man after he allegedly murdered his brother.

The siblings allegedly fought after one of them took leftover meat from a family function home. The older brother demanded that his younger brother give the meat back.

A fight ensued, and the younger brother allegedly grabbed a knife and fatally stabbed his older one.

Source: Briefly News

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Tebogo Mokwena (Current Affairs editor) Tebogo Mokwena is a Current Affairs Editor at Briefly News. He has a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON. He joined Daily Sun, where he worked for 4 years covering politics, crime, entertainment, current affairs, policy, governance and art. He was also a sub-editor and journalist for Capricorn Post before joining Vutivi Business News in 2020, where he covered small business news policy and governance, analysis and profiles. He joined Briefly News in 2023. Tebogo passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative Email: