Butterworth man (68) arrested for murder

South African Police Service

Butterworth man (68) arrested for murder
Butterworth man (68) arrested for murder

A 68-year-old man was arrested on Monday, 11 October 2021 at Nquthu Village, Butterworth for alleged murder.

On Monday, police attended a complaint of a murder and found the deceased, Luthando Samora Mabumbulu lying at the entrance of the door. He sustained a stab wound to his chest.

While police were still processing the scene, the suspect, a sub-headman arrived and informed them that he and Mabumbulu were engaged in an argument and during the altercation, Mabumbulu was fatally stabbed.

The elderly suspect was arrested and detained on a charge of murder.

He is appearing in the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court, today on a charge of murder.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service