Slit

* Parow police arrested a 54-year-old man for murder after he allegedly stabbed his wife in the chest and slit her throat. Police spokesman Lieutenant Kevin Williams said the couple had argued over money and the woman had allegedly threatened to kick the man out of their Parow Park flat.

Lieutenant Williams said that at about noon on Saturday April 2, the man went to the kitchen to fetch a knife. He had returned and stabbed his wife in the chest, and as she fell to the ground, he slit her throat. The man appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Monday April 4, and will make his second appearance today, Wednesday April 13.