Johannesburg - A 14-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly stabbing his friend to death in Kagiso, near Krugersdorp, Gauteng police said on Thursday.

He allegedly stabbed a 16-year-old boy on Wednesday, Warrant Officer Solomon Sibiya said.

“It is alleged that yesterday (Wednesday) at 7.20pm the deceased and a friend were seen fighting. According to witnesses, as they were fighting, the suspect was seen stabbing the deceased with an unknown object.”

Police managed to find and arrest the boy. He was being held at a youth rehabilitation centre.