Man allegedly kills brother during argument caused by house keys



A man from Rabie Ridge man was arrested for murder on 1 August.

He was arrested after the police received a complaint from the community that he had allegedly stabbed his brother.

According to Rabie Ridge Police Station spokesperson, Constable Jacob Nhlongo, they were called to the incident at about 10pm.

“Upon arrival, we found an ambulance and a male lying down on the floor in the sitting room, with a stab wound to the left side of his chest.

“The victim was declared dead by paramedics after allegedly being stabbed with a knife by his brother while fighting over their house keys.”

Nhlongo however concluded that the suspect, a 39-year-old man, was charged with murder.

The man is expected to appear in the Tembisa Magistrate’s Court on a charge of murder soon.

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