Community member help to get murder suspect arrested
Mogwase – A 27-year-old murder suspect was arrested in Mogwase while boarding a taxi to Rustenburg on Friday 17 December.
He was arrested for allegedly stabbing a man with a knife in the neck during a fight. The victim succumbed to his wounds and was certified dead upon arrival at a local hospital.
Police spokesperson lieutenant colonel Amanda Funani said the suspect, his girlfriend and the victim were spotted at a local tavern the night before until the early morning hours of 17 December.
Said Funani: “The trio left the tavern and went to the suspect’s house where a fight allegedly ensued between the victim and the suspect.
During the fight, the suspect reportedly drew a knife and stabbed the victim, after which he fled the scene with his girlfriend.”
Funani added that the victim was seen by a passer-by who alerted the police.
“We managed to trace the suspect and his girlfriend as they were about to board a taxi to Rustenburg,” Funani concluded. Investigations continue.
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