'Jealous boyfriend' allegedly kills man for being in love with his woman

A 20-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man to death for being in love with his girlfriend.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man to death for being in love with his girlfriend.
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Eastern Cape police have arrested a 20-year-old man after he allegedly killed another man for being in love with his girlfriend.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the boyfriend confronted the 24-year-old man on the evening of Christmas day 2018.

Manatha said the boyfriend “drew a knife and stabbed him to death”.

He said the incident happened in a village in Butterworth, Eastern Cape.

The boyfriend was arrested and appeared in the Butterworth Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, December 27.

The case was postponed to January 3, 2019.


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