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Centane man expected in court for murder

Jul 19, 2018
Centane man expected in court for murder

A 25-year-old man is expected in court on Thursday after he was arrested by Centane police for murder.

The man was arrested on Tuesday, at Mcothana Village, Lojingqi Locality, Centane, at about 19:30.

"The arrest came after the two men had an argument. It is alleged the 25-year-old man drew his knife and stabbed the deceased to death and ran away but police managed to investigate the matter and effected an arrest," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"It is not clear what the quarrel was about. The deceased was identified as Sive Sikoti (25).

"The suspect will appear before the Centane Magistrate’s Court on Thursday facing charges of murder.