Uitenhage police have arrested a 52-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his wife to death, Eastern Cape police said on Sunday.
The man was arrested on Saturday after his wife died, spokeswoman Captain Gerda Swart said.
“It is alleged that the couple had an argument at their residence in Xolile Botoman Street, Khayamnandi, Despatch. It is further alleged that the wife wanted to stab her husband with a knife. The husband allegedly grabbed another knife and stabbed his wife in the stomach and she died on the scene,” said Swart.
Police were summoned to the scene and the man was arrested. He would appear in the Uitenhage Magistrate’s Court on Monday on a charge of murder.