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21-year-old woman fatally stabs 40-year-old brother alleging he raped her since age 7

Mar 22, 2017
21-year-old woman fatally stabs 40-year-old brother alleging he raped her since age 7

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

"It is alleged that the suspect fatally stabbed her brother on Monday, at about 20:30, at Ndakeni Location, Ngxakaxha Village, in Dutywa," said policew spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The 40-year-old man was stabbed on his upper body and he died on the spot."

Captain Manatha said that it is further alleged that the suspect accused the deceased of raping her since the age of seven.

"The rape was never reported to the Dutywa police.

"The suspect has been charged with murder and will appear before the Dutywa Magistrate's Court on Wednesday," he said.

"The deceased cannot be identified as that will reveal the identity of the suspect who claims to be the rape victim."