Two murder suspects arrested in separate incidents A 34-year-old man has found himself on the wrong side of the law after he was arrested for murder and contravening the Disaster Management Act regulations in Joza this morning.
It is alleged that on Sunday morning, 1 August 2021 at about 01:30, the
man was walking home with a 12-year-old child at Ncede Street, Extension 9, Joza (Makhanda) when they were attacked by three men.
One of the attackers with a knife was overpowered and stabbed several times in the upper body.
The two other attackers fled the scene when the minor started shouting for help.
The unknown stabbed victim was transported to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Investigations revealed that the two were coming from a house party that was held not far from their home when they were attacked.
The man was arrested and is due to appear in the Makhanda Magistrates' court on Monday, 2 August 2021 on charges of murder with additional charges for contravening the Disaster Management Act regulations.
a separate incident, on Saturday, 31 July 2021 at about 14:30, a man from Woodlands near Storms River was arrested after it was alleged that he fatally stabbed Karel Ferreira (56) with a knife.
It is alleged that the two men, both from Woodlands were drunk and started arguing over a cigarette.
A fight ensued between the men.
Ferreira's body was found in his house with a stab wound in the upper body.
A 49-year-old man was arrested and is due to appear in the Storms River Magistrates' Court on Monday, 2 August 2021 on a charge of murder.
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