Twin tragedy: Sangoma trainee, gunman killed

2013-03-25 00:00

A PIETERMARITZBURG man who was about to be initiated as a sangoma was shot dead at Adams Mission near Amanzimtoti early yesterday morning.

Police spokesperson Colonel Vincent Mdunge said Sihle ­Zuma was visiting a Mrs Shabane in kwaMakhutha.

“On arrival, they were attended to by her son, Siyanda Shabane,” said Mdunge.

A quarrel allegedly broke out, which led to Siyanda fetching his licensed pistol and shooting Zuma twice in the head. He turned the gun on himself and pulled the trigger, said Mdunge.

An inquest and murder docket have been opened.

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