Young black man stabbed to death in Bloemfontein

knife_murderA 19-year-old man was stabbed to death in Bloemfontein, Free State police said on Monday.

Zenzile Nqolo and Thabang Mohata were attacked by a group of men, who demanded their cellphones and wallets, when they left a local tavern on Saturday, said Captain Chaka Marope.

“It is alleged that Nqolo, in his attempt to fight back, was overpowered by the men and in [the] process sustained severe stab wounds,” said Marope.

Mohata escaped and alerted police, who were patrolling nearby. – Sapa