Johannesburg - Two men accused of murdering another man have been arrested in Atamelang, North West police said on Monday.

The men aged 28 and 30 were arrested on Saturday, Captain Pelonomi Makau said.

The two allegedly had an argument with the deceased and stabbed him with a knife in the ribs.

They were expected to appear in the Atamelang Magistrate's Court on Monday. - Sapa