Suspect hands himself over to police over fatal stabbing

Pictured is Captain Xoli Mbele.

On August 6, a 26-year-old man handed himself over to the Johannesburg Central Police. The man was wanted in connection with a murder case.
Captain Xoli Mbele, Johannesburg Central Police spokesperson said, “It is alleged that the suspect stabbed a 27-year old male once in the upper body at the corner of Claim and Noord Street, on August 5, 2018, at 11:30pm.

 The victim’s younger brother, who was in the vicinity, heard his brother screaming, and saw the suspect, who was carrying a knife, flee the scene”.

Captain Mbele added, “The victim and the suspect knew each other. The victim was taken to Hillbrow Clinic in a private vehicle but was declared dead upon arrival. The motive for the stabbing is not yet known

An investigation is underway and the suspect will appear in the Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court.”

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