A man was stabbed to death, allegedly by another man during a fight over
a bottle of beer in Cullinan, Gauteng police said on Sunday.
Cullinan police spokesman Johannes Jaftha said the incident happened in Phumzile Squatter camp near Rayton at 6pm.
He said the duo were drinking at a particular home when a heated argument started between them.
The suspect accused the other man of taking his beer.
"As they wresled for the bottle, he pulled out a knife and stabbed him once on the chest, killing him instantly", said Jaftha.
Jaftha added that the suspect, who, like the victim was in his early 30's,then fled the scene on foot.
A case of murder has been opened for investigation. No arrests have yet been made.
"The suspect is known to the police and he will soon be brought behind bars", said Jaftha.
|Address:||Phumzile Squatter camp near Rayton|
|Crime Date/Time:||23 Jan 2010, 00:01 AM|
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|Reported Date:||25 Jan 2010, 10:01 AM|