Hus­band held af­ter fa­tal stab­bing

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

UITEN­HAGE po­lice have ar­rested a 52-year-old man for al­legedly stab­bing his wife to death, East­ern Cape po­lice said yes­ter­day. The man was ar­rested on Satur­day af­ter his wife died, spokesper­son Cap­tain Gerda Swart said. “It is al­leged that the cou­ple had an ar­gu­ment at their res­i­dence in Khayam­nandi, Despatch. It is fur­ther al­leged that the wife wanted to stab her hus­band with a knife. The hus­band al­legedly grabbed an­other knife and stabbed his wife in the stom­ach. She died on the scene,” said Swart. Po­lice were sum­moned and the man was ar­rested. He was due to ap­pear in the Uiten­hage Mag­is­trate’s Court to­day.

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