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Former ANC treasurer shot dead

The political killings continue regardless.

A witness in the trial against murder-accused, Newcastle Mayor Ntuthuko Mahlaba, has been gunned down.

Martin Sithole was gunned down in an alleged hit on Sunday.

Sithole was a witness in the trial of murder-accused Mahlaba.

The mayor is currently out on R20,000 bail for his alleged role in the 2016 assassination of Wandile Ngobeni, an ANC Youth League leader in eMalahleni.

“We don’t believe it is our responsibility to speculate on what has actually happened and at this point, it is not for us to know or even confirm whether comrade Martin was there because we would not be aware of that,” said ANC KZN spokesperson, Nomagugu Simelane.

“Only the police are in a position to indicate, but we must say that as the African National Congress that this seriously worries us.”

Earlier this month, an ANC Youth League leader was gunned down in the province.

Dumisani Moyo, the chairperson of Ward 7 of the eThekwini region, was shot dead at his home in Ntshongweni, west of Durban.


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