Ar­rest over stab­bings

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

A 24-YEAR-OLD man, who stabbed three peo­ple, one of them fa­tally, dur­ing a bar brawl was ar­rested and a blood­stained knife was re­cov­ered from the sus­pect in the Lady­smith CBD, KwaZulu-Natal po­lice said yes­ter­day.

“On Fri­day evening, one of the three was fa­tally stabbed at Plaza Cen­tre and de­clared dead on the scene. The oth­ers were taken for med­i­cal treat­ment,” spokesper­son Lieu­tenant-Colonel Thu­lani Zwane said.

He said po­lice re­sponded quickly and traced the man to a build­ing in the CBD.

“The sus­pect faces a charge of mur­der, as­sault with in­tent to do griev­ous bod­ily harm as well car­ry­ing a dan­ger­ous weapon.” He was due to ap­pear in court yes­ter­day.

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