Man charged with attempted murder after ‘severely assaulting’ stepfather

A 25-year-old man appeared at the Frankfurt District Court on Wednesday, May 18, a day after he was arrested on suspicion of stabbing and assaulting his stepfather.

25-year-old man faces attempted murder charge in ‘domestic dispute’

The incident took place in Frankfurt’s Phomolong district on Tuesday morning, said Captain Malebo Kosana, spokesman for the South African Police Service (SAPS).

“The 42-year-old victim claimed he was stabbed multiple times during a domestic dispute with his stepson,” Kosana said.

According to reports, Mpho Khoase’s mother called neighbors and the victim and defendant were eventually separated.

The stepfather was rushed to a local hospital. After being discharged from the hospital, he filed charges against Coase.

Coase was arrested the same day and charged with attempted murder. He was remanded in court on Wednesday.

A police spokesman said the matter was postponed until Tuesday, May 24 for further investigation.




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