AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) General Gizenga Mpanza regional secretary Musa Zondi has been convicted of murder and kidnapping by the Pietermaritzburg High Court. Zondi was convicted for crimes that allegedly occurred in 2015 during a break-in at Zondi’s family business.Zondi was recently elected regional secretary at the party’s regional elective conference and was previously the regional secretary of the ANCYL. He previously held a managerial position at KwaDukuza Municipality. ANC provincial spokesperson Mdumiseni Ntuli confirmed the conviction in a statement and said that the organisation respects the ruling of law and will always abide by the decisions of courts. ANC provincial leadership said that Zondi will take a leave of absence from all party activities to allow him to deal with the matter.