Teenage boy killed a man with a cricket bat

Teenager arrested for killing a man with a cricket bat

RUSTENBURG – A teenage boy allegedly beat a 29-year-old man to death with a cricket bat in Blydeville, near Lichtenburg, North West police said on Friday.

“According to information, the victim and the suspect had an argument over the alleged theft of a cellphone. The victim was allegedly hit with a cricket bat on the head and he died on the scene,” said police spokesperson Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone.

He said the 17-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday and was expected to appear in the Lichtenburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

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