- Sibusiso Radebe was shot and killed on Tuesday evening during a hijack that went sour
- The second passenger that was in the vehicle with Radebe survived the incident unharmed
- The Gauteng police are looking for two suspects that fled in a dark Ford Fiesta
The African National Congress confirmed that one of their Parliament members was fatally shot during a hijack gone wrong.
Sibusiso Radebe was shot and killed on Tuesday evening in Roodepoort, Gauteng. Radebe served on the committee on transport.
According to an IOL report, the Gauteng police is now on a manhunt to find Radebe's killer. They have started a search for two suspects.
It is reported that Radebe was with someone else in a parked car in Lindhaven when two men approached the vehicle. They shot at the vehicle and Radebe was fatally wounded. The other passenger managed to escape from the vehicle unharmed.
The men then drove off in a dark coloured Ford Fiesta, as reported by IOL.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Jackson Mthembu, ANC Chief Whip, stated that the ANC is deeply saddened by Radebe's wife. They sent their condolences to his family.
Mthembu added that the ANC will keep the public informed about Radebe's funeral arrangements and memorial.
Do you have news that might interest us? Message us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story.
Watch the entertaining and informative Top-5: How to be an African president - detailed guide and take a look at what else is happening on Briefly South Africa's YouTube channel.