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Police arrest KZN man for stabbing woman and assaulting her with a beer bottle

Published Jun 29, 2022

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Durban: KwaZulu-Natal police said they had arrested a 49-year-old man who stabbed a mother of three multiple times in the presence of her three children on Tuesday.

According to police spokesperson Constable Thenjiswa Ngcobo the incident took place at around 11.30am.

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“The complainant alleged she was on Silverglen Drive in Bayview when she was approached by a known suspect who instructed her to follow him to Aviswood grounds in Silvergen.

“An argument ensued, the suspect assaulted her with a beer bottle on the head and stabbed her on the body.”

Ngcobo said the victim was taken to hospital.

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The suspect was arrested by Bayview police and will appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court soon, facing a charge of attempted murder.

According to Claude Subramodey from Amawele Emergency Services, they received calls of a stabbing incident.

“On arrival, we found a 36-year-old victim with multiple stab wounds on her head and body.

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“She was left for dead.”

The victim’s three children were with her.

“The woman was treated on scene and stabilised before being rapidly transported to hospital for further medical care.”

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