KZN Police Launch Manhunt for Suspects Responsible for Suspected Botched Hit of Former Mayor Mletheni Ndlovu

KZN Police Launch Manhunt for Suspects Responsible for Suspected Botched Hit of Former Mayor Mletheni Ndlovu

  • Police in Msinga are searching for three suspected responsible for spraying The former mayor of Msinga, Mletheni Ndlovu's vehicle with bullets
  • Ndlovu and his bodyguard narrowly escaped what is suspected to be an assassination attempt on the ex-mayor's life
  • South Africans compiled about how the province of KZN was becoming a hitman's paradise

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KWAZULU-NATAL - The South African Police Service in KZN is on the hunt for suspects who brazenly allegedly tried to assassinate former Msinga mayor Mletheni Ndlovu.

Police search for men involved with attempted murder of ex-mayor Mletheni Ndlovu
KZN police are on the lookout for men responsible for shooting at ex-mayor Mletheni Ndlovu. @1KZNtvNews/Twitter
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This comes after Ndlovi and his bodyguard narrowly survived being showered with bullets while travelling in the Mkuphula in northern KZN on Friday, 24 March, IOL reported.

Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Robert Netshiunda said the incident occurred when Ndlovu and his bodyguard spotted three men standing in the middle of the road.

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The driver reportedly tried to swerve, and the shooter started firing at the duo's vehicle. The pair managed to escape into the forest, after which their vehicle was set on fire.

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Netshiund said that Msinga police are investigating two counts of attempted murder and a count of malicious property damage. However, the motive for the shooting is still unclear, TimesLIVE reported.

South Africans complain how KZN has become an assassin's paradise

Below are some comments:

Mimi Breedt complained:

"SA is the new WILD WEST."

Norah Bango added:

"We live in a sick society for sure."

Victor Moloi claimed:

"Apparently, there is a cold war going on in KZN."

Thamo Linda said:

"KZN this has become a norm, we are getting used to it."

Stemmer Pogiso reiterated:

"I'm scared, this is now normal."

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Vincent Hlatshwayo stated:

"That's politics of KZN, shame on them."

10-year-old student shot during assassination of taxi owner outside school premises in Durban, SA horrified

In another story, Breilfy News reported that a 10-year-old learner was shot and wounded outside Lotusville Primary School in Verulam, Durban. The student got caught in the crossfire during the assassination of a taxi owner.

Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) was alerted to the incident by residents, teachers and people who witnessed the rapid gunfire aimed at a Toyota Hilux bakkie, reported TimesLIVE.

Available Rusa officers were sent to the scene and found the Toyota Hilux around 2:20pm parked next to the school punctured with bullet holes.

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