Two suspects arrested for murder of KZN man with bush knife


Two suspects have been arrested for the gruesome murder of a KZN man

Two people have been accused of using a bush knife to stab and chop a KwaZulu-Natal man before setting lit his house on fire.

The two have been arrested.

Col. Thembeka Mbele, police spokesperson said Eshowe police have arrested two men who were in connection with murder and arson charges on Friday.

Police were able to recover cellphones from one of the suspects belonging to the deceased man.

Eshowe police were alerted about a house that was on fire on uMlalazi Street at King Dinizulu township and proceeded to the place.”

It is alleged that a 34-year-old male was stabbed, chopped with a bush knife and his house was set alight.”

Relatives who saw the house on fire and heard his cries, took him out of the burning house. He was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Police immediately began with their investigation which led to the swift arrests,” said Mbele.

The suspects are expected to come before the Eshowe magistrate’s court on Monday.

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