South Africa, Durban – KZN police have confirmed a case of murder has been opened after a woman, 27, was found dead in her flat on Saturday night.
A person allegedly known to the victim is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court.
KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said the woman was found with fatal injuries on her body on Saturday at 10.50 pm.
“She was certified dead by the paramedics. A 37-year-old suspect was placed under arrest.”
In a separate incident, a man was arrested after his wife and five children were hacked to death in the Eastern Cape.
Police Minister Bheki Cele said: “I am making a call to men, I urge you all to stop brutalising and violating women and children… it’s that simple.”
The incident was described by the ministry as a bloody start to the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children.