Tributes pour in for Matwetwe star after untimely death

2019-03-02 12:15
Sibusiso Khwinana
Sibusiso Khwinana (PHOTO: Twitter)

Matwetwe lead actor Sibusiso Khwinana passed away on Friday after being stabbed to death in Pretoria, DJ Black Coffee has confirmed.

Black Coffee who is the executive producer of the box office hit, took to Twitter to express his pain at the sudden loss of the 25-year-old actor.

“What a loss!!!!” he wrote.

“How long will it take for us to realize we have a crime problem as country,how many people must die before we do something.Who must we trust to protect us and our Families,who must we vote for? #ripsbu”

SAPS confirmed through a statement that a 25-year-old man had been fatally stabbed at around 11pm on Friday night.

"It is alleged that the deceased and his friend were at corner Pretorius and Steve Biko Streets when the deceased was accosted by the suspect who demanded his cellphone. As they were wrestling for the cellphone the deceased was allegedly stabbed with a sharp object on the upper body. He was certified dead on the scene," SAPS spokesperson Captain Mavelo Masondo said.

No arrests have yet been made and an investigation is still ongoing.

Tributes have poured in on social media for the young actor.