A 64-year-old man has been murdered after he was allegedly caught in bed with another man’s wife at Mzantsi Location, Mantunzeleni Village Nqamakwe on Sunday evening.
Police spokesman, Captain Jackson Manatha, said the man, Sandi Mangala, had allegedly been caught in bed with 47-year-old Thandekile Tyekana’s wife on Sunday evening. He said Tyekana and Mangala had apparently fought, during which time Tyekana had severely assaulted Mangala.
Mangala was then rushed to the Nqamakwe Day hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Manatha said Tyekana had subsequently been arrested for murder on Monday and appeared before the Nqamakwe magistrate court yesterday. The case was postponed to the 3rd of October for investigation.
He was released on warning.
Manatha said Tyekana’s wife, who has not been identified,had run away on Sunday evening after the initial assault, and had not been seen since.