- Gauteng community safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has vowed to bring those responsible for the murder of Siyabonga Ngcobo to justice
- Ngcobo who worked for e-hailing service Taxify was found murdered in the boot of his car on Thursday
- Nkosi-Malobane visited with the family on Wednesday and did not mince words when giving her thoughts about those responsible for the brutal murder
Gauteng’s community safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has vowed to bring those responsible for the brutal murder of Taxify driver Siyabonga Ngcobo to justice.
Nkosi-Malobane paid a special visit to Ngcobo’s family on Wednesday afternoon. She said the Gauteng government would do everything in its power to find those responsible ‘dead or alive’.
Ngcobo’s body was found in the burned-out wreckage of his car in Arcadia, Pretoria on Thursday night.
Briefly.co.za gathered Nkosi-Malobane expressed her shock at the violent nature of the murder, she did not mince her words and said ‘these bastards just decided to take his life’.
Taxify has expressed shock about the incident and also sent a delegation to visit with the family. Taxify’s Gareth Taylor says: “There is no way that anyone should be treated this way by using such violence. We’re really shocked by it.
The family said they were unhappy with the police investigation and added that police had not yet spoken to them. The family claim to have important information which could help the investigation.
"There are witnesses that are willing to come forward. The family is not happy that those people have not been interviewed by the police," she said.
Nkosi-Malobane admitted that the police needed to step up their game and said she would personally ensure the lead investigator speaks to the family.
Ngcobo was a student at TUT and his family had hoped he would be the first in the family to complete his tertiary studies and make a success of his life.
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