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Woman expected in court for killing her brother over a memory card

APRIL 11, 2017
Woman expected in court for killing her brother over a memory card

A 21-year-old Dutywa woman is expected in court on Tuesday after she was arrested by police over the weekend for allegedly killing her 28-year-old brother.

"It is alleged that the two quarrelled over the memory card of a cellphone on Sunday, at about 16:00, at Mahliwane Location, Gwadana Village, in Dutywa," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect is alleged to have drawn her knife and stabbed her brother on his upper body.

"The deceased died immediately."

Captain Manatha said that the woman was arrested by local police and will appear before the Dutywa Magistrate's Court on a murder charge.

"The deceased was identified as Sonwabile Zide," he said.