Murder: man dies from brutal stabbing

2010-04-24 00:00

PIETERMARITZBURG businessman and estate agent Rishi Nankan was fatally stabbed in the yard of his home in Eshwari Road, Raisethorpe, last night.

Nankan died at the Daymed Medical Centre after he was admitted with multiple stab wounds to his face, neck and body.

Imitaz Khan, who helped the injured man and took him to Daymed Medical Centre in his car, told Weekend Witness last night that he found Nankan soaked in blood and seeking help near his brother’s shop in Raisethorpe.

“I immediately rushed the injured man to hospital.”

Neighbours heard the businessman calling out for help and summoned the police.

From reports it is believed that his attacker lay in wait for Nankan as he drove into his yard. The driver’s side window of his car was shattered and it appeared that he was stabbed more than 15 times while in his car.

Nankan was married and had a five-year-old son. His wife and family were too traumitised to talk to the media.

Police are investigating.

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