A Zimbabwean guy was detained in the Free State on suspicion of killing a man who was supposedly the boyfriend of his girlfriend.
The 57-year-old Jonas Lesolia was reportedly fatally stabbed on Monday at Vaal Park, Sasolburg, by a 37-year-old Zimbabwean who is thought to have entered the country illegally.
On Wednesday, the suspect is scheduled to appear in court on allegations of both murder and immigration-related offenses.
It is alleged that the girlfriend was simultaneously pursuing the suspect and Jonas Lesolia as companions, according to Free State police spokeswoman Constable Langa Maselela.
He added that the suspect traced the movements of his girlfriend and caught her with the 57-year-old on their way to work.
Maselela said he stabbed the victim multiple times using