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Mozambican man appears in Johannesburg court for murder

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JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: The South African Police Service spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has confirmed an incident where a 36-year-old male was arrested for murder at Wanderers taxi rank at corner Noord and Wanderers Street on the 7th of August 2022 at 19:00.

Captain Mbele said that it is alleged that the suspect stabbed a 34-year-old male once in the upper body at corner Noord and Wanderers Street. The victim was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injury and passed on. The suspect was fighting with another male and the deceased tried to intervene to stop the fight when he was stabbed.

“Suspect was arrested through the help of the community who alerted the police; he tried to run away but he was cornered. Investigation is underway and he is appearing today in the Johannesburg Magistrate Court,” says Cpt Mbele.

The court appearance was this morning, Wednesday 10 August 2022 at the Johannesburg Magistrate Court.

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