27-year-old Willowvale man arrested for murder at traditional ceremony

BY YOLANDA PALEZWENI - NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Willowvale police on Sunday arrested a 27-year-old man for the murder of 38-year-old Lamla Mdlangazi, at Kulomani Location, Jujurha Village, in Willowvale.

According to the police, both the deceased and the suspect were attending a traditional ceremony and a quarrel between them arose.

“The deceased was stabbed on his upper body and died instantly. The suspect was arrested at the crime scene,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

He added that police recovered a knife from the suspect, which is believed to have been used in the commission of the murder. 

The suspect is appearing before the Willowvale Magistrate’s Court on Monday facing a charge of murder.