Man Stabbed For Late Rent Payment: Verulam – Kwazulu Natal
A 51 year old man has been stabbed in the back of his neck by his landlord after he failed to pay the months occupational rent.
Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to Valley-view Drive in Redcliffe at approx 14:07 after a resident reported that an injured man had just entered his property.
Reaction Officers arrived on scene and found that the man had been stabbed at the back of his neck. According to the victim who identified himself as Mohomed, his landlord had stabbed him with a large screwdriver during an argument regarding the late payment of rent for a room. The outstanding amount was R500. The victim fled when the landlord went indoors to fetch his firearm to shoot the tenant. The victim was handed over to the South African Police & his version could not be confirmed as the landlord was not immediately interviewed.
The injured man was transported to hospital for medical attention.