The Elliotdale Police arrested a 34-year-old man for the murder of his girlfriend, aged 20.
It is alleged that the 20-year-old woman was from Fameni Village on her way home to Futye Village, Elliotdale, when she encountered the suspect.
The suspect pulled his knife and stabbed the victim’s upper body. Both the suspect and his friend hurried the victim to the hospital, where she was declared dead on arrival.
The victim was stabbed on Tuesday, the 10th of November 2020, at about 16h00 at Fameni Village, Elliotdale.
The reason behind the crime is assumed to be jealousy.
The deceased was recognized as Zine Mvangeli, aged 20.
The suspect will appear in the Elliotdale Magistrate’s Court, on Thursday, the 12th of November 2020, on a charge of murder.