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Rustenburg - A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death, allegedly by a friend, in Wolmaransstad, North West police said on Friday.

Provincial spokesperson lieutenant colonel Amanda Funani  said the incident occurred on Thursday. A 22-year-old suspect was arrested.

"According to information at police's disposal, the suspect and the victim were walking home from a local tavern when a quarrel ensued. As a result, the suspect took out a knife and allegedly stabbed the victim several times in the chest. The victim was certified dead on the scene. " 

The suspect was traced and arrested at his residence in Rulaganyang location outside Wolmaransstad, said Funani. A knife was found in his possession. 

He is due to appear at the Wolmaransstad Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of murder.

African News Agency (ANA)