Man arrested for killing father

2011-12-29 10:05

A man was arrested in Butterworth early today for allegedly killing his father.

Eastern Cape police captain Jackson Manatha said the 26-year-old man was arrested around 3am.

The man allegedly hit his 52-year-old father over the head with a sharp object after a quarrel in Ndotshanga location, Bawa village, around 2pm yesterday. The man died on the scene.

Manatha said local residents notified police. The reason for the quarrel was unknown.

The man was expected to appear in the Butterworth Magistrates Court once police had concluded their investigation.

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