Deadly end for argument at shebeen

Johannesburg -

A man has been arrested in Orlando West, Soweto, for allegedly stabbing his friend to death, Gauteng police said on Monday.

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The man would appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on a charge of murder, Constable Sibusiso Chauke said.

The two men were at a shebeen in Meadowlands, Zone Five, when they began arguing on Saturday around 2am.

The 34-year-old allegedly stabbed his 30-year-old friend, who died on the scene.

“Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect fled and hid in Orlando West,” Chauke said.

Police found him and arrested him shortly after 4am. - Sapa