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Man in court for killing his young brother over the weekend

APRIL 11, 2017
Man in court for killing his young brother over the weekend

Ngqamakhwe police arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly killing his 27-year-old brother over the weekend.

"It is alleged that the murder was committed on Sunday, at about 23:00, at Mpahleni Location, Mthwaku Village, Ngqamakhwe," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The deceased was stabbed to death and he died at the scene."

Captain Manatha said that the suspect accused his younger brother (the deceased) of abusing their mother.

"The suspect will be appearing before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on a charge of murder.

"The deceased was identified as Vuyisa Majiki," he said.