Local councillor recovering after being shot

2015-11-18 06:00

KWADUKUZA Municipality councillor Veli Luthuli was shot around midnight on Wednesday at her home, in Gledhow.

According to provincial SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker, the councillor was not seriously injured after a bullet grazed her chin.

She was rushed to the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, in Durban, for medical attention.

Naicker said Luthuli was asleep at her home when she heard a suspicious noise at around 12am.
When she went to investigate she was shot by one of four suspects,who police believe were attempting to break into her property.

“The complainant later noticed that the bottle store padlock was damaged, but no entry was gained.
“A case of attempted murder and attempted burglary at a business premises was opened for investigation at KwaDukuza SAPS and no arrests have been made,” said Naicker.

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