Two men have been arrested after they allegedly broke into a house and stole goods.

A woman was arrested on Thursday for stabbing her husband to death in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape police said.

Captain Mluleki Mbi said the 43-year-old woman was taken into custody around 8am.

“It is believed the woman was chopping vegetables on Tuesday when the couple started fighting. Her husband allegedly assaulted her and she retaliated by stabbing him once.”

The man, 47, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died shortly afterwards.

Mbi said the woman face a charge of murder and was expected to appear in court soon. Sapa