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2018-08-27 10:53:54 -


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Lotto Winner Stabbed By Brother: Phoenix - KZN A man was stabbed in the face by his elder during a...

Lotto Winner Stabbed By Brother: Phoenix - KZN

A man was stabbed in the face by his elder during a dispute at their home on Trenance Park Drive in Phoenix on Saturday night regarding his Lotto winnings.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the residence after the altercation. Upon arrival it was establised that the victim had won R25 000 in Thursday's Lotto Powerball draw. The

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victim's elder brother asked for a share which was declined.

On Saturday night an altercation broke out between the two brothers regarding the money. The elder brother left their home and later returned and stabbed his younger brother in the face (picture 1). He then fled the scene.

The victim provided Reaction Officers with a description of his brother. Officers


patrolled the area and apprehended the suspect a few roads away (picture 2). The knife used in the stabbing was recovered at the scene (picture 3).

The family decided to pursue criminal charges after the victim received medical attention.



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