Lusikisiki woman expected in court for stabbing relative to death

FEBRUARY 9, 2016

Lusikisiki SAPS on Monday arrested a 30 year-old suspect for possession of dagga plants. The suspect is expected to appear in the Lusikisiki Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, two males, aged between 27 and 28, were arrested in Lusikisiki again for selling liquor without a licence. Both suspects paid a R500 admission of guilt fine.

Two male suspects, aged between 21 and 31, were also arrested for fishing without a permit and they also paid admission of guilt fines.

"In another unrelated incident, a 30 year-old female suspect was arrested for murder," said police spokesperson, Lt Khaya Tonjeni.

"It is alleged the deceased and the suspects quarrelled and the 18 year-old victim was stabbed.

"He was taken to hospital immediately and died while he was transferred to Mthatha General Hospital."

The deceased and the suspects are alleged to be from the same family.

The suspect will appear at Flagstaff Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

Port St Johns Cluster Commander, Brigadier Vuyelwa Majikijela applauded the arrest, “Our members will work tirelessly until all criminals have  been arrested and prosecuted for their actions," said Brigadier Majikijela.