Former Gauteng MEC Rubbishes Claims She Was Involved in a Plot to Coverup Senzo Meyiwa's Murder

Former Gauteng MEC Rubbishes Claims She Was Involved in a Plot to Coverup Senzo Meyiwa's Murder

  • Advocate Malesela Teffo has accused the former Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane of being part of an elaborate cover-up
  • Teffo claims that Nksoi-Malobane and other officials plotted a plan to hide the details of what happened the night Senzo Meyiwa was killed
  • Nkosi-Malobane says the allegations are absurd and she did not know Meyiwa personally but only as a footballer

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PRETORIA - Former Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has been roped into the Senzo Meyiwa trial by defence lawyer Advocate Malesela Teffo for allegedly being involved in a cover-up.

Teffo is representing four out of the five suspects accused of the murder of the late Bafana Bafana play who was killed at his girlfriend Kelly Khumalo's mother's house in 2014.

Senzo Meyiwa trial, former Gauteng MEC, denies being involved in cover-up, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane
Former MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane says she was not involved in the cover-up of Senzo Meyiwa's murder. Images: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images & Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images
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On Wednesday, 2 June, Teffo dropped the bombshell that Kelly Khumalo mistakenly shot Meyiwa. Teffo added that he has a witness who will testify to that as well as testify that senior police officials were involved in the whole cover-up, according to the Mail & Guardian.

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The defence lawyer added that Nkosi-Malobane was present when an alleged plan to cover up what really happened on the night Meyiwa was killed was planned, reports SABC News. She has now rubbished the allegations and called them nonsense.

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"That's nonsense. Especially for a learned person like Advocate Teffo to come up with such allegations," said Nkosi-Malobane.

Nkosi-Malobane went on to say that as a MEC and a public figure she would visit a lot of families who have lost loved ones in a violent manner. She asked why her visit to the home where Meyiwa was killed is being questioned when she has been to many other houses where brutal murders happened.

The former MEC added that she did not know Meyiwa personally and only knew him because she is a football fan.

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"First of all, I never knew him except as a footballer and of course, I knew him because I am a fan of Orlando Pirates so I follow Orlando Pirates whenever it plays. But personally, I don't know him so why should we choose one citizen out of all the other citizens," said Nkosi-Malobane.

She says she is surprised that she is being accused of plotting a cover-up and believes that Advocate Teffo is speaking a lot of nonsense.

Kelly Khumalo reportedly ready to testify in the Senzo Meyiwa murder case, singer’s legal rep tells the media

Briefly News previously reported that Kelly Khumalo is ready to give evidence in the murder trial of her late baby daddy, Senzo Meyiwa. The five men accused of fatally shooting the former Bafana Bafana goalie appeared in the North Gauteng High Court on Friday, 22 April.

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The singer was one of the people who were in her mother's home when the former Orlando Pirates Captain was murdered. The Empini hitmaker's sister and singer Zandie Gumede and their mom were also present during the incident that shook Mzansi.

ZAlebs reports that the songbird's legal representative told eNCA that her client is willing to testify in court. According to the publication, Magdalene Moonsamy - who is representing the star on a watching brief - said the reality TV star is willing to cooperate should she be required to give her side of the story in court.

Source: Briefly News

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