AKA Murder: Gun Used in Rapper’s Assassination Reportedly Found by Police in Umlazi, Durban After 3 Months

AKA Murder: Gun Used in Rapper’s Assassination Reportedly Found by Police in Umlazi, Durban After 3 Months

  • Durban police have reportedly confirmed that they found the gun used to assassinate Kiernan "AKA" Forbes
  • News reports claimed the pistol was taken from a guy in his twenties in Umlazi and was transferred to ballistics
  • South Africans are sceptical of the police's claims, raising serious concerns online

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The gun used by hitmen to assassinate AKA on 10 February in Durban's Florida Road has been discovered, according to SAPS.

Durban police have located the gun that was used to assassinate AKA.
Mzansi doubts that Durban police have correctly identified the gun used to kill AKA, which was supposedly found in the possession of a man in Umlazi. Image: @akaworldwide
Source: Instagram

According to EWN, police caught a guy in his twenties with an unregistered gun. The unnamed man was located this past weekend in Umlazi, Durban.

The gun was subsequently sent for ballistic testing by the police in charge of the investigation and it was revealed that it was used to assassinate AKA.

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Mzansi unconvinced by recent developments in AKA's murder case

People who have been campaigning for justice for AKA took to Twitter to share their honest opinions. One would assume that netizens would be overjoyed, but most are concerned about the validity of the firearm's discovery.

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Online users claimed something was fishy about the pistol's discovery and someone "innocent" might take the fall.

@jb_isaacs said:

"Is it really the gun or they are misleading the public again?"

@Vuyo42617977 shared:

"This sounds like another Mzwandile Mafe case."

@ndathaneguy posted:

"They are lying."

@Duma08 replied:

"At this rate, I don't trust anything until it's presented in court and people are sentenced."

@dhb1989 commented:

"Someone will get arrested and then released again."

@gevs86 also said:

"I don't trust ballistics conducted in one working day by SAPS."

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@jjkroyaltee wrote:

"The police are finding everything and anything except for the shooters."

Man arrested for AKA's assassination abandons bail

The pistol was discovered a month after TimesLIVE reported that one of the five men detained in Cape Town in connection with AKA's killing had abandoned bail.

According to the new publication, Siphamandla Ngcobo was suspected of carjacking the car used as a getaway vehicle during the shooting.

After police discovered fingerprints in the automobile, Ngcobo was caught alongside four other suspects in CPT. The other men were freed on bail, leaving Ngcobo behind after his ID parade was postponed.

AKA’s family defends Don Design after Mzansi accuses him of being involved in Supa Mega’s assassination

In related news, Briefly News reported that AKA's family weighed in on the accusations against Supa Mega's DJ, Don Design. Peeps alleged that Don was to blame for the shooting because of the dodgy behaviour he displayed in the trending CCTV footage.

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According to ZAlebs, the Forbes' family lawyer, Rudolph Baloyi, appeared on Newzroom Afrika to discuss the murder case. Don being named a suspect in the court case was also brought up.

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