Cops probe dou­ble mur­der

The Rep - - NEWS - – Rep re­porter

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a dou­ble mur­der in New­vale at the week­end.

Po­lice spokes­woman Cap­tain Namhla Mdle­leni said a 32-year-old man had al­legedly be­come em­broiled in an ar­gu­ment with a woman in the street and then al­legedly stabbed her to death.

The man fled the scene to his brother’s house with an­gry com­mu­nity mem­bers in pur­suit. When he could not be found, they al­legedly killed his brother.

The sus­pect was later ar­rested and ap­peared be­fore court on Tues­day.

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