EC man arrested for murder after tavern brawl

Mthatha - An Eastern Cape man has been arrested for the murder of another man following a brawl at a tavern in Willowvale, Eastern Police said on Saturday.

According to Captain Jackson Manatha, the two men had a misunderstanding at the tavern at Madamini locality in Tywaka Village on Friday around 20:30. The misunderstanding led to a 23-year-old man being stabbed in his upper body. He died instantly, Manatha said.

The man, 26, was traced and arrested shortly after the stabbing and is expected to appear in the Willowvale Magistrate Court on Monday on a murder charge.