Condolences pour in for murdered 'Matwetwe' actor

2019-03-04 11:17
Sibusiso Khwinana (DRUM)

Sibusiso Khwinana (DRUM)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

The Portfolio Committee on Arts and Culture has condemned the "senseless" murder of local actor Sibusiso Khwinana.

Khwinana, 25, was stabbed on Friday during a robbery in Arcadia, Pretoria, where he attended the screening of a movie he starred in at Sterland Mall.

READ: Matwetwe lead actor Sibusiso Khwinana, 25, has died

He played Lefa - the lead role in Matwetwe. The movie was directed by comedian Kagiso Lediga and co-directed by DJ Black Coffee.

Committee chairperson Xoliswa Tom said Khwinana's passing was as a blow to his family and the arts industry.

"Mr Khwinana's death, especially at such a young age, and circumstances under which he was murdered is a deprival of dreams, songs that will never be sung and performances that will never be enjoyed and showcased," said Tom.

READ: EFF offers condolences after death of 'Matwetwe' actor, Sibusiso Khwinana

The committee called on the SA Police Service (SAPS) to speedily take action to bring the perpetrators to book.

It has also joined thousands of South Africans' condolences to Khwinana's family, friends and colleagues.

Earlier on Sunday, News24 reported that police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said statements were still being taken from potential witnesses.

Read more on:    sibusiso khwinana  |  pretoria  |  crime
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.