EASTERN CAPE Three men with ages between 24 and 28 years, were arrested for murder in Lusikisiki yesterday, 13 January 2020 at about 18:00.

It is alleged that the deceased was waiting outside a local garage in Lusikisiki CBD on 12 January at about 23:00 whilst his friend went to buy something inside. It is further alleged that when the friend came out he saw the suspects stabbing the deceased and he was allegedly chased by the suspects but managed to escape unhurt to the hospital where an ambulance was summoned. The deceased was rushed to hospital seriously injured where he succumbed to the injuries yesterday at about 15:00.

A case of Assault with intent to cause bodily harm that was opened has changed to murder. They will be caused to appear before Lusikisiki Magistrate Court today.

Source: South African Police Service