Kirkwood man hacked to death during argument over circumcision

The incident happened in the Bersheba area during the early hours of Monday morning.

FILE: The victim, Anathi Balindlela, was found dead with injuries to his upper body. Picture: Pexels.com

CAPE TOWN - Kirkwood police Cape are investigating a case of murder after a man was allegedly hacked to death following an argument about circumcision.

The incident happened in the Bersheba area, in the Eastern, during the early hours of Monday morning.

A 28-year-old suspect has been arrested.

The police's Majola Nkohli said: “Police were summoned to a complaint of murder after a man was found in the streets allegedly hacked to death with a panga.”

The victim, Anathi Balindlela, was found dead with injuries to his upper body.

The suspect is scheduled to appear in the Kirkwood Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

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