A suspect has been arrested for stabbing and killing his 2-year-old daughter.
He needed to be sedated after he was arrested as a result of he was not stressed. He was arrested exterior Rustenburg on Monday.
In response to North West police spokesperson, Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone, the incident befell on the Bleskop Mine Membership residence within the early hours of the morning.
“It’s alleged that the suspect wakened… and screamed that there have been individuals attacking them,” Mokgwabone stated.
“Upon asking questions, his distressed spouse was allegedly assaulted. She fled from the home with their 6-year-old boy whereas the suspect locked himself inside the home with the 2-year-old lady earlier than damaging family items.”
A police and a negotiator needed to be summoned to the scene however the man stored resisting arrest as he seemed to be uneasy.
He was later arrested by members of the Tactical Response Crew and instantly handed over to the paramedics for sedation.
“Police discovered the kid’s physique inside the home with a number of stab wounds. The suspect is at the moment underneath police guard at Job Shimankana Tabane Hospital.”
The person will seem within the Rustenburg Justice of the Peace’s Court docket quickly on a cost of homicide.