KZN tradional healer shot, killed

2015-08-26 15:41
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Durban - A traditional healer was shot several times in the head and stomach after he was overpowered in his yard in the KwaNgcolosi area in Hillcrest on Wednesday morning.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said Bhekinkosi Simon Dube, 59, was outside his home when two suspects approached him.

Dube died on the scene. The suspects fled on foot.

The motive for the killing was still unknown, but the Hillcrest police are continuing their investigation, Zwane said.

Members of the public with information have been urged to contact the branch commander, Lieutenant Colonel Marie Ntuli on 082 376 3037 or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.

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