Girl killed in fight over boyfriend

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Bongani Ndlovu

A 17-year-old Zimbabwean girl allegedly murdered her love rival in a brawl over a boyfriend.

The girl reportedly stabbed the victim in the chest with a kitchen knife.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police said on Thursday: “The ZRP confirms the arrest of a female juvenile (17) at Bhekani Village, Ntabazinduna, in connection with a case of murder where she fatally assaulted a fellow female villager.

“The suspect was involved in a brawl with the victim after an altercation over dating the same boyfriend. “The victim was stabbed once on the breast with a kitchen knife and died as she sought refuge at a neighbour’s home.

Investigations are underway.”