Husband held after fatal stabbing
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.