BUTTERWORTH - Msobomvu police at Butterworth have arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly murdering a 22-year-old man, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.
"It is alleged that both men quarrelled over a girlfriend they shared," Captain Jackson Manatha said.
The 22-year-old man was fatally stabbed in his upper body at about 4.25am on Saturday at Khayelitsha squatter camp, Bika township, Butterworth.
"The deceased suffered upper body knife injuries. The 24-year-old suspect has been detained and will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 9 September 2019 on a murder charge. The identity of the deceased will be withheld until all family members are officially informed of his murder," Manatha said.
Meanwhile, in Limpopo, the acting commissioner Major General Samuel Manala condemned the killing of an 11-year-old girl at Ga-Marishane village in the Nebo policing area at Groblersdal, police said on Saturday.