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Msobomvu man in court after fatally stabbing love rival

Sep 9, 2019
Msobomvu man in court after fatally stabbing love rival

Msobomvu - Msobomvu police at Butterworth arrested a 24-year-old man for the alleged murder of a 22-year-old man in a love triangle case.

"It is alleged that both men quarrelled over a girlfriend they shared," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The 22-year-old man was fatally stabbed on his upper body on Saturday, at about 04h25, at Khayelitsha Squatter Camp, Bika Township, Butterworth.

"The deceased suffered upper body knife injuries."

He said that the 24-year-old suspect has been detained and will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday on a murder charge.

"The identity of the deceased will be withheld until all family members are officially informed of his murder."

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