NFP councillor’s son dies in hail of bullets — was it a hit gone wrong?

2012-09-20 00:00

THE son of a prominent NFP councillor was killed last night when his home was sprayed with gunfire as he closed his curtains for the evening.

Although Zakheni Gwala (21) died in the shooting at KwaMashu, it may have been his dad Bhungu Gwala who was the target.

Gwala snr, an eThekwini councillor and a member of the NFP’s National Working Committee, was in the building when the assailants opened fire.

“The attackers fired a number of shots at the house and my son was hit when trying to close the curtains of the house,” Gwala said in a party statement yesterday.

Community Safety and Liaison MEC Willies Mchunu sent his condolences to the family.

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