NFP councillor killed

2016-03-23 06:00

IT is regarded as a possible politically orientated assassination, the shooting of Msinga Councillor Nompumelelo Zondi on Monday 14 March.
Known as “MaZondi’’, she had been a popular National Freedom Party councillor since 2011. She was found dead in her car outside her home last Tuesday morning. It is suspected she was shot as she parked her car.

NFP leader Zanele Magwaze-Msibi expressed shock at the killing saying that “MaZondi” was a caring woman with a passion to serve the people in the rural area.
She said these continuous moves to assassinate councillors demonstrated the high level of intolerance within and outside political formations.

In yet another shooting, with political overtones, well-known Jeffrey Ngobese of Muden, an ANC member, was targeted as he was driving home last Monday.
Jeffrey told the Greytown Gazette that just after Santa Maria store a vehicle, which had been following him, passed his car, then stopped and men started shooting at him. Fortunately, he was not injured and managed to drive off unharmed in his bullet-ridden vehicle. Jeffrey has opened a case of attempted murder.

Intensive investigations are being carried out by the police into both these cases.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.