Man expected in Uitenhage Court for fatal stabbing in Despatch

JULY 4, 2016

A 23 year-old man is expected in the Uitenhage Magistrate's Court on Monday after he was arrested by Despatch police on Sunday, at around 04:25 in the morning, for allegedly stabbing and killing a 26 year-old man inside Dale View Hall in High Street, Despatch.

Police seized a knife that was allegedly used in the attack.

The motive is unknown at this stage.


Meanwhile, in an unrelated incident, police in Kamesh, Uitenhage, are investigating a case of murder, after a woman found his boyfriend in Kamesh Road on Sunday, at around 03:00am, with a stab wound on his upper body.

The man later died in Uitenhage Provincial Hospital.

It is alleged that the deceased was waiting for his girlfriend to come out of a tavern when he was attacked by unknown person(s).

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Andrew Hoffman at 071 475 1956 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111.