A 64-year-old Soweto man is in hospital below police guard, after he allegedly stabbed his spouse and two kids to loss of life.
According to Gauteng police, the person from Diepkloof, tried to commit take his life by hanging himself after the stabbing incident, that occurred on Thursday night, 12 May 2022.
It is additional alleged that he additionally tried to kill his third baby. The four-year-old lady was taken to hospital for medical therapy.
“Police have been known as to take care of a home violence grievance in Diepkloof on Thursday night. On arrival, police discovered a lady and three women with stabbed wounds on their higher our bodies.
“The woman aged 29 and two girls, aged one year and six years, were certified dead at the scene while the third girl, aged four years, was taken to hospital for medical treatment,” mentioned police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo in a assertion.
“The suspect who is reported to be the husband and father of the victims was arrested and taken to hospital after he sustained injuries from the alleged suicide attempt.”
The man was charged with homicide and tried homicide.
He will likely be taken to court docket as quickly as he’s discharged from hospital, police mentioned.