Man arrested for murder after fight over alcohol, Greenwood Park

South African Police Service

Man arrested for murder after fight over alcohol, Greenwood Park
Man arrested for murder after fight over alcohol, Greenwood Park

On 15 August 2021, a 21-year-old male was arrested at Greenwood Park in Durban at his hideout.

The arrest emanates from an incident which occurred on the night of 14 August 2021, at Doboti area in Nsuze police precinct, where it is alleged that a group of friends were consuming alcohol at a homestead. An argument broke out between two mates when one of them wanted to leave with the alcohol.

The suspect and the deceased Lindokuhle Mkhize (27) had a physical fight where the suspect was beaten.

The perpetrator took out a knife and stabbed the victim once on the left side of the chest. Mkhize succumbed to his injury at the scene. A case of murder was opened at Nsuze for investigation.

The suspect will appear in Maphumulo Magistrate’s Court.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service