Man stabbed to death by friend

2012-01-04 10:14

Johannesburg - A 52-year-old Soweto man died after being stabbed in the stomach by a friend in a shebeen, Johannesburg police said on Wednesday.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said a group of friends were having drinks at the shebeen in Zola 3, Jabulani, on Tuesday night when a fight started.

One of the men left, returned with a knife and stabbed his 52-year-old friend, leaving his intestines hanging from his stomach. He died later in hospital.

Police arrested a 50-year-old man who would appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court soon on a charge of murder.

  • Bardy - 2012-01-04 10:24

    Do you get so drunk that you need to stab someone? What happened to a good old fist fight or are you just barbaric by nature?

      DiamondDirk - 2012-01-04 10:59

      The real question is, why did he stab his FRIEND?

      Zifnab - 2012-01-04 12:25

      I guess he got his point across in the end (pity it was a knife-point though).

      Sledge - 2012-01-04 13:24

      Well, they say there is only one way to a mans Heart .............

      Sharkshoot - 2012-01-04 15:19

      Another one bites the dust at the "Stab & Die Tavern".

  • mario.dippenaar - 2012-01-04 11:07

    That's not very knife of him. The attacker must be mentally unSTABle.

      barry.mcbride - 2012-01-04 11:14

      lol, MENtal group for sure

  • nico.prinsloo - 2012-01-04 11:18

    If someone stabs you with a knife, is he still your friend?

      David - 2012-01-04 14:12

      Yes, but with a friend like that, who needs enemies?

  • kerrimg - 2012-01-04 11:50

    if that is his friend i hate to be his enemy

  • Gregory Jurgens - 2012-01-04 12:18

    His buddy must of really pissed him off, that he cut his guts open. Perhaps he was hogging all the brandy.

  • Zifnab - 2012-01-04 13:25

    I hear they where fighting over which restaurant makes the best Fillet Mignon.

  • ludlowdj - 2012-01-04 13:53

    Nice to see how mature our old timers are, one would have thought people mature and get wiser with age.....another false colonial concept I suppose.

  • acsteyn - 2012-01-04 14:08

    Jeez, some friend. Publish his name. I definitely will not have a drink with him. Perhaps his drink was spiked. (No pun intended).

  • chris.piro2 - 2012-01-08 11:42

    alcohol abuse , may his soul rest in peace

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