Murder suspect arrested at work

2015-06-11 07:26

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Johannesburg – A man is expected to appear in the Mandeni Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for allegedly killing a man and then escaping from custody, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

The 25-year-old allegedly stabbed Lungisani Nxumalo, 23, in the neck at a tavern in the Sundumbili area on May 4, after the two had had an argument the previous day, Major Thulani Zwane said in a statement.

Nxumalo died in hospital. The alleged killer was arrested, but then escaped from the Sundumbili police station’s holding cells.

On Monday, he was caught and arrested at the factory in Pretoria where he worked.

He faces charges of murder and escaping from custody.

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