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Ngqamakhwe men arrested for fatally stabbing man

Oct 20, 2018
Ngqamakhwe men arrested for fatally stabbing man

Ngqamakhwe police arrested three men for the alleged murder of a 20-year-old man.

"The deceased was seen by community members in a pool of blood on Friday, at about 03:00 at Jojweni Locality, Nqancule Village, Ngqamakhwe," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"Ngqamakhwe police detectives worked around the clock and arrested three suspects two aged 22 and the third one aged 27."

Capt Manatha said that the deceased had suffered knife wounds on his upper body.

Motive of murder unknown

"The motive for the murder is not clear at this point in time," he described.

"The identity of the deceased is still being withheld until all his relatives are officially informed of his murder."

The three suspects will appear before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate's Court on Monday on murder charge.

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