Wanted: Suspect in brutal murder

2008-04-03 00:00

POLICE in Dalton are searching for a suspect in connection with a brutal murder that occurred on Hopewell Farm on Monday.

According to police, Zwelithini Wiseman Duma was hacked on the head and then his foot was cut off with a cane knife by his attacker, a man known only as Ndlovu.

It is believed that they were both walking to the home of Duma’s girlfriend when they started quarrelling. In the ensuing fight, Duma picked up a brick and attempted to hit Ndlovu.

Police said Ndlovu went into the house where he found a cane knife and went back to the road and attacked Duma, who was severely injured and died a short while later.

Police added that after the attack, Ndlovu flung the cane knife into the bushes before fleeing the scene.

Anyone who has information regarding the case should contact Detective Constable Nonhlanhla Magwaza of the Dalton Detective Services at 033 5011 612 or 072 0399 475, or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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