Three suspects, aged between 34 and 35, appeared in the KwaDukuza Magistrate’s Court, on charges of murder and attempted murder, recently.
The men were arrested following a dispute at Chakide Compound earlier this month, which left a man dead and his brother injured.
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“It is alleged that Samkelo Mathembu (33) together with his 28-year-old brother were participating in various sporting codes at the compound with the suspects when a dispute ensued. The suspects then attacked the brothers,” provincial police spokesman, Lt Col Thulani Zwane said.
Samkelo was fatally stabbed while his brother sustained a stab wound on the chest.
He was rushed to hospital for medical attention.
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“A case of murder and attempted murder was opened for further investigation,” he added.
Following the preliminary investigation, police swiftly arrested all three suspects on November 12.
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