Ex-lover stands trial for murder

Details of how a man allegedly killed his former lover's two children by setting their house alight are expected to be heard in the Johannesburg high court today.

Details of how a man allegedly killed his former lover's two children by setting their house alight are expected to be heard in the Johannesburg high court today.

Johannes Tekana, 49, of Thokoza, on the East Rand, will stand trial on two counts of murder, arson and housebreaking and another two counts of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. He has also been charged with the attempted murder of Kenneth Fritz, his ex-lover's boyfriend.

He allegedly stabbed him several times. - Khanyisile Nkosi

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