E Cape man killed after fight over beer

2016-07-12 21:26
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Johannesburg – A man appeared in an Eastern Cape court on Tuesday for allegedly killing another man in a fight over a beer in Kantolo village, Centane, police said. 

Xolile Dlabantu, 52, allegedly stabbed Masixole Sonti, 40, in the chest over the weekend, Captain Jackson Manatha said.

Sonti died in hospital.  They apparently had a "misunderstanding" over beer, which Dlabantu allegedly tried to resolve with his knife.

Dlabantu appeared in Centane Magistrate's Court, where his case was postponed to July 26 for further investigation.    

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