The Meyerton SAPS arrested a 33-year-old murder suspect at a filling station in Kookrus after a man was stabbed and killed in Meyerton recently.

Police spokesperson Constable Tlaleng Moloi said; it is believed that the man is responsible for stabbing and killing a white male person on Saturday 26 November in Pierneef Road, in Meyerton.

Moloi confirmed a murder case docket was registered following the gruesome incident and an investigation by the Meyerton SAPS together with the Midvaal Local Municipality Peace Officers led to the swift arrest of the suspect.

The Meyerton station commander Moeti Victor Lepitla has welcomed the arrest and applauded members for an excellent job. The arrested suspect will make an appearance in court soon.

Report by: Cornelius D. Mofokeng.