NFP murders: deputy mayor in court

2012-07-26 00:00

FELAMANDLA Simon Mkhize (56), the former deputy mayor of Umzinyathi council, who handed himself over to the police in connection with the murders of two National Freedom Party councillors of the uMzinyathi District Municipality, appeared in the Tugela Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

He is facing a murder charge and his case was remanded until today.

The councillor claimed to have been behind the murders of NFP councilors Bongani Shelembe and Thulebona Isaac Nhlebela who were shot dead in May and July this year.

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