Man allegedly stabbed to death his nephew at Sedawa village outside Hoedspruit


By Staff Reporter

HOEDSPRUIT-A 49-year-old male suspect was arrested for the murder of his nephew and attempted murder of an unknown man in Sedawa Village ward 05 Maruleng Local Municipality on Tuesday, 01 August 2023.

The Police received information about a murder incident that occurred in Sedawa village. Upon arrival at the scene, they found a 29-year-old man lying dead on the street with multiple injuries.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the deceased was stabbed with an unknown object by his uncle during a heated argument. On the same night the same murder suspect, allegedly found an unknown man coming from a local tavern with his friends and he then stabbed him and fled the scene.

The victim who was severely injured was taken to the local hospital.

The suspect was traced and arrested on Tuesday 01 August 2023 around Sedawa village and he will appear before the Hoedspruit Magistrate’s Court on Thursday 03 August, facing charges of murder and attempted murder.

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