MEC condemns Inchanga attacks

2016-02-02 06:00

THE KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Willies Mchunu­, has condemned the attacks on community members at Inchanga, which led to two people being killed, five sustaining injuries and many cars being damaged.

Mchunu was commenting after the incident over the weekend.

Reportedly there was a community meeting at Kandokweni sports ground, Freadville when a shoot-out ensued.

At least 10 cars were damaged, tyres were slashed and windscreens damaged. Police are investigating.

Mchunu condemned the attacks on community members and malicious damage to property. He urged community members to refrain from violence, but rather solve their differences peacefully.

“Our community members cannot be held at ransom by lawless criminals. We will work around the clock to ensure we bring the perpetrators of these heinous crimes to book and ensure they face the full might of the law.

“We appeal to anyone with information in this case to bring it to our attention to ensure these criminals are arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law,” said Mchunu.

Mchunu sent his condolences to the families of the deceased and wished those who are injured a speedy recovery.

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