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Man stabs and kills his friend during argument about who visited more cities

By Mason White 1:31 PM September 4, 2015
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By: Chan Yuan
A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly stabbing his friend during an argument over who had visited more cities, police in Zimbabwe said.

Nkulumane police said that they have arrested 21-year-old Lwazi Mtetwa, after being accused of stabbing 22-year-old Thabo Thebe.

According to the police investigation, the two friends had been drinking before they started arguing about who visited more cities in South Africa.

At some point, Mtetwa pulled a knife and stabbed Thebe in the neck five times. Thebe died at the scene.

A family member of the victim said that Mtetwa and Thebe, who were childhood friends, spent lots of time together in South Africa.

Both families said that they were shocked to hear about the murder. Mtetwa was arrested at the scene, and he was charged with one count of murder.