Po­lice probe Ko­mani mur­der

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Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a case of mur­der after a 20-year-old Ko­mani man was stabbed to death in the town on Sun­day.

Po­lice spokesper­son Cap­tain Namhla Mdle­leni said the man was vis­it­ing his girl­friend at her home when he went out­side at mid­night.

When he did not re­turn, she went out­side and found his body with sev­eral stab wounds. No ar­rests have been made. A 15-year-old Ez­i­be­leni girl was at­tacked and raped on Fri­day, Mdle­leni said.

She said the girl had been left alone while her mother went out. When the mother re­turned, the child was miss­ing. She later came home and said she had been raped. No ar­rests have been made.

In Ilinge, po­lice are search­ing for a man who al­legedly raped a 24-year-old woman over the week­end.

Mdle­leni said the woman was walk­ing home from a tav­ern when she was at­tacked and raped on Fri­day night.

Mdle­leni said an ap­peal was be­ing made to peo­ple to be care­ful when vis­it­ing places where al­co­hol was be­ing sold and con­sumed.

“Peo­ple must not walk home alone at night time as they may be­come vic­tims of crime.”

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