08 Feb 2018 14:47 -
Man Arrested For Stabbing Brother: Phoenix - KZN
A suspect was arrested by members of Reaction Unit South Africa after he stabbed his brother during an altercation in Phoenix - KZN a short while ago.
While on patrol a Reaction Officer noticed the two men involved in a fist fight. As the Officer exited his vehicle to intervene one of the men drew an Okapi pocket knife and stabbed the other individual in the back. The suspect then fled on foot. The RUSA Officer pursued and apprehended the suspect. The knife used in the stabbing was recovered in his possession.
It was establised that the brothers make a living by collecting scrap. While sorting the scrap they collected today the two began arguing regarding the ownership of some of the items. A fist fight ensued resulting in the stabbing.
The suspect was placed under arrest while his brother was transported to hospital for medical attention.