Ilfracombe man murdered, wife raped

Family members fear for their lives

On Monday, May 15,  three friends were at  a party at a couple’s  house in Ilfracombe.

At about 2.00, the man’s wife noticed that one of the men was in possession of a knife.

He ordered her not to say anything.

When the wife went outside, she noticed that her husband was bleeding badly.

 The 53-year-old man who was stabbed in the head, died at the scene.

The suspect then raped the woman and robbed her of R100.

Det Constable Msawoni arrived at the crime scene and after an investigation he  arrested a 38-year-old suspect who is facing charges of  murder, rape and robbery.

Branch Commander Col Ngcobo and Station Commander Col PN Govender commended the officer for the swift arrest of the suspect who is in custody and expected to appear in court shortly.

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MSCRS Reporter

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