Hundreds mourn Beeka

2011-04-02 12:23

Hundreds of mourners have packed the Good Hope Christian Centre in Ottery, Cape Town, where the funeral of alleged underworld leader Cyril Beeka was under way today, the SABC reported.

Beeka (49) was gunned down execution-style by unidentified gunmen on motorbikes near Bellville last week.

During police investigations into his murder, Beeka’s name was allegedly found on a hitlist of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, who was his associate.

Security at Beeka’s funeral was tight as mourners were screened with metal detectors at the centre’s entrance before they queued up to view his body at the foyer, the national broadcaster reported.

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