A 21-year-old is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Friday, for allegedly murdering a fellow Durban University of Technology student.
The victim, 19-year-old Sifundo Mhlongo, was stabbed while at a student residence on Yusuf Dadoo Street in Durban in January, said police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala.
"He sustained a stab wound to the neck and was declared dead on the scene by paramedics. His assailant, who was also a student at the same campus, fled the scene after the incident. A case of murder was opened at Durban Central SAPS for investigation," said Gwala.
On Wednesday morning, the investigating officer assigned to the case, followed up information about the whereabouts of the suspect.
The tip-off led police to the Isipingo area, where they arrested the suspect.
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