A couple were arrested for stabbing a man to death on Monday in Ga Mothapo near Mankweng, Limpopo police said.

Constable Moses Molepo said a 31-year-old man was declared dead around 1am on Monday, shortly after his arrival at the Mankweng hospital.

“The man sustained multiple stab wounds. The events which led to the murder was still not clear.”

He said the couple, aged 25 and 32, were later arrested and the weapon believe to be the murder weapon was found in their possession.

The couple were expected to appear in the Mankweng Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. They face a charge of murder. - Sapa