Murder suspect, 26, arrested in Eastern Cape

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The suspect is expected to appear before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on a charge of murder.

A 26-year-old murder suspect has been arrested in the Eastern Cape, police said on Monday.

Police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha said a 25-year-old man was murdered on Sunday at about 3.45am at Komkhulu Locality, Ngcisininde Village, Ngqamakhwe.

“It is alleged that the suspect had a misunderstanding with the deceased, 25, as he used his USB.

“The deceased was stabbed on his upper body and rushed to Ngqamakhwe Clinic where he passed away.”

Manatha said the suspect was expected to appear before the Ngqamakhwe Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on a murder charge.

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

– African News Agency

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