PMB: Bodyguard on shooting rap

2008-03-27 00:00

A bodyguard of Msunduzi Mayor Zanele Hlatswayo appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday on an attempted murder charge.

Nkosi Amos Ngubane (30) is charged with attempting to murder Mthokosisi Gumede (33) by shooting him in Caluza township on Sunday. Gumede alleges that he was shot “for no reason” while walking to buy cool drink.

He was allegedly shot three times in the shoulder, face and hand.

Ngubane was granted bail of R1 000 by magistrate Paul van Dongen and ordered to appear in court again on April 30.

The Witness was told by reliable sources that Ngubane is alleged to have used an official Msunduzi municipal firearm to commit the offence.

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