GRAAFF-REINET CRIME NEWS
There were 33 new cases opened in Graaffreinet last week, including murder, robbery, no less than 12 of theft, burglaries, fraud, and stock theft.
The murder occurred on 30 November at about 23:00.
Two young men, aged 21 and 22, were drinking together when an argument broke out between them.
The younger man then stabbed the victim in the neck using a knife, and he died from his wounds. The 21-year-old has been arrested, and the investigation is continuing.
Another man was arrested for attempted murder after he was caught red-handed trying to steal items from the complainant’s premises.
The complainant tried to apprehend the suspect but was stabbed, again with a knife, in the struggle, and the suspect ran away.
The incident took place in Queen Street on 30 November at about 20:50.
The suspect was later arrested, and the case is under further investigation.
In the cases of theft, goods taken include cellphones, jewellery, fencing materials and garden tools.
Fraud cases include money taken from accounts without permission and non-existent goods “sold” on the internet.
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