Man fatally stabbed at train station

2016-05-05 06:00

On Monday evening, 2 May, Tongaat police were alerted that a 30-year-old man had been stabbed at the Tongaat railway station.

Upon arrival, police noticed a trail of blood on the overhead pedestrian bridge, which led them to the body of Sanele Mathe at the entrance of the platform.

Tongaat policewoman Warrant Officer Manisha Maharaj-Marie said Mathe was found by officers lying on his back in blood-stained clothes at the other end of the pedestrian bridge, which means the man attempted to flee to safety.

“Mr Mathe had a single stab wound to his left thigh and unfortunately, paramedics declared him dead at the scene,” said Maharaj-Marie.

An investigation of murder has been opened by Tongaat police, who are currently searching for the guilty individual.

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