Man arrested for brother's stabbing death

2012-01-07 22:00
Johannesburg - A 24-year-old man will appear in the Ngqamakwe Magistrate's Court in the Eastern Cape on Monday for the murder of his brother on Saturday, police said.

Captain Jackson Manatha, spokesperson for the Butterworth police, said the men had argued after a traditional ceremony in the Mkiva location of Zibondeni village near Ngqamakwe at 02:00.

"The younger brother stabbed his 25-year-old brother who died instantly," Manatha said.

The man was arrested shortly afterwards.

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