Man arrested after fatal stabbing at traditional ceremony, Tina Falls

South African Police Service

Man arrested after fatal stabbing at traditional ceremony, Tina Falls
Man arrested after fatal stabbing at traditional ceremony, Tina Falls

A 27 year old man has been arrested by Tina Falls Vispol members with the assistance of the community at Mbombo locality in Ntabankulu during the early hours of today the 2 September 2018.

The suspect was arrested after allegedly stabbing and killing a 26 year old man at a traditional ceremony at Mampingeni locality in Tina Falls on Friday the 31 August 2018 at about 20:30.

It is alleged that the two had a quarrel over a beer and the suspect stabbed the deceased in his upper body and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition and succumbed to the injuries. The suspect fled the scene afterwards.

He will be caused to appear before Libode Magistrate Court on 3 September 2018 facing charges of murder.

The Acting Cluster Commander Brigadier Nomawethu Makonza thanked the community for their assistance and said “Together we should show the criminals that they don’t have space in our society and together we can do it”.

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