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Rustenburg - Two men have been arrested for two separate murders in the North West, police said on Sunday.

Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone said a 29-year-old man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly stabbed a 21-year-old man to death with a knife in Ganyesa.

"According to information available at this stage, it appears that the suspect and the victim were at a local tavern when an argument ensued between them. The suspect took out a knife and allegedly stabbed the victim. The latter was transported to Ganyesa Clinic where he died. The incident was then reported to the police who managed to successfully trace and arrest the suspect." He was expected to appear in the Ganyesa Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

In a separate case, a 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend in Lomanyaneng outside Mahikeng on Friday.

"It is alleged that the victim was found lying dead inside a house with a stab wound on [the] right side of the neck. The motive [for] the incident is still unknown and the suspect is expected to appear in the Molopo Magistrate's Court on Monday," Mokgwabone said.

African News Agency