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Man expected in court for killing rival in love triangle

Apr 2, 2018
Man expected in court for killing rival in love triangle

Centane police arrested a 28-year-old man for alleged murder of a man, also aged 28, early on Sunday morning, at Zibunu Location, Ngqusi Village, in Centane.

"It is alleged that the two were sharing the same girlfriend," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect drew his knife and stabbed the 28-year-old man on his upper body."

He said that the stabbed man was rushed to Tafalofefe Hospital, Centane, but was declared dead on arrival.

"The suspect was traced and arrested.

"He has been charged with murder," Captain Manatha added.

"The identity of the deceased will be made known once all his family members have been officially informed of his death."

The suspect will appear before the Centane Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on a murder charge.