Man stabbed to death, suspect arrested

EASTERN CAPE - Msobomvu Police at Butterworth arrested a 24-year-old man for alleged murder of a 22-year-old man. It is alleged that both men quarrelled over a girlfriend they shared. The 22-year-old man was fatally stabbed on his upper body on Saturday, 07 September 2019 at about 04:25, at Khayelitsha Squatter Camp, Bika Township, Butterworth.

The deceased suffered upper body knife injuries. The 24-year-old suspect has been detained and will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Monday, 09 September 2019 on a murder charge. The identity of the deceased will be withheld until all family members are officially informed of his murder.

Source: South African Police Service