Johannesburg - Two people accused of stabbing a man to death in Thornville are due to appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

The men were arrested on Sunday shortly after the incident, Captain Thulani Zwane said.

Sakhile Nyide, 27, was walking along a road when he was approached by the two. An argument ensued and Nyide was stabbed.

Police were alerted and the two were arrested.

The motive is unknown. - Sapa