ANC Durban branch leader killed

2013-06-24 16:18

A Durban ANC branch leader has been shot dead.

Sithembiso Ngidi, an executive member of the ward 75 Jacobs area branch, was shot yesterday afternoon after he took part in a door-to-door election campaign in Lamontville township, south of Durban, party spokesman Bongani Mthembu said today.

Police spokesman Captain Thulani Zwane said he was shot on Swinton Road, Lamontville.

Mthembu said the ANC was shocked by the attack and called on law enforcement agencies to ensure the perpetrators were successfully prosecuted.

“Ngidi was one of the hard-working cadres of our movement and his experience as a branch leader entrenched him in communities which he served with distinction.”

No arrests had been made.

The ANC sent condolences to his family, comrades, and friends.

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