Willowvale man expected in court after killing another man over alcohol

NOVEMBER 2, 2015

A 23-year-old man from Willowvale is expected in the town's Magistrate's Court on Monday after he was arrested on Friday for stabbing a man with a spear following a dispute over alcohol.

According to Eastern Cape police, Sakhiwo Ndlala, 30, was killed when he apparently tried to confiscate liquor from the 23-year-old suspect on Thursday. The deceased was walking home from a tavern in Willowvale on Thursday when the altercation occurred.

Police said that when Ndlala tried to confiscate the liquor from the suspect, the 23-year-old went home, fetched a spear, and upon his return allegedly stabbed the deceased.