Two arrested after elderly man fatally stabbed in Addo


Police in Addo arrested two suspects, aged between 22 and 26 years, for the alleged murder of a 60 year-old man outside a tavern in Vallencia, Addo, over the weekend.

According to Addo police, a fight broke out between the suspects and community members outside a tavern on Saturday night.

“The victim and his family left but the suspects followed them and allegedly used a bottle to attack the 60 year-old and he fatally injured after sustaining a cut in the neck,” said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

She added that the man died on the scene and the police apprehended the two suspects soon afterwards.

The suspects are due to appear in the Addo Regional Court soon facing murder charges.