Powerball winner allegedly stabbed by brother in fight over jackpot
Durban – A Durban man was stabbed in the face, allegedly by his brother‚ following an altercation over his Powerball winnings.
Private security company Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) dispatched a team of officers to a Phoenix home on Saturday night.
It is understood that the man had refused to share his winnings‚ which amounted to over R20‚000‚ with the relative.
According to a RUSA statement‚ the relative left the family home and returned with a knife‚ which he allegedly used to stab the man in his face.
“He then fled the scene. The victim provided Reaction officers with a description… Officers patrolled the area and apprehended the suspect a few roads away. The knife used in the stabbing was recovered at the scene.
“The family decided to pursue criminal charges after the victim received medical attention.”