On Sunday, December 17, 2017, at about 4.30pm, Constable Maharaj attended to a complaint at the Hull Valley pump house in Umkomaas.
He saw the deceased with two stab wounds in his back, lying on the roadside.
The deceased’s girlfriend alleged that two males came into her house and asked for the deceased and accused him of being a criminal.
They fought with him and started stabbing him.
He ran away and collapsed on the roadside.
A 30 year old suspect has been arrested and is in detention.
A knobkerrie and knife were seized and entered as exhibits.
The suspect was expected to appear in the Scottburgh Magistrates Court on Tuesday, December 19.
The police have appealed to members of the public not to take the law into their own hands.
They also appeal to persons who might have any information this matter information to contact Lt Ngcobo of the detective unit of the Umkomaas SAPS at 039-973-6100.