Suspect, 22, held for murder of Centane man

A 22-year-old man is in custody following the fatal stabbing of a Centane man on Saturday.

Police spokesman Captain Jackson Manatha said a couple was walking in Khantolo village when they were allegedly attacked. The 20-year-old man was stabbed to death on the scene and police, reacting to the woman’s screams, followed the suspect into a nearby forest where he was apprehended.

He will appear in court tomorrow.

The victim’s name has not been made known pending notification of his next of kin.

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