Woman stabs and kills much younger lover because he begged her for some food

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By: Tanya Malhotra

A woman was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend because he begged her for some food, police in South Africa said.

Eastern Cape police have arrested the 49-year-old woman, who was not identified, after being accused of killing her 35-year-old boyfriend.

The woman was charged with one count of murder. She was booked into jail, and denied bail.

According to the police investigation, the man begged his girlfriend to make him something to eat when they arrived at their home on Friday night, following a day of fun.

When the woman said that she cannot cook, a fight broke out.

The woman then pulled a knife and stabbed her boyfriend in the chest. He died at the scene. The woman fled from the scene, but she later surrendered to the police.