Man held for fatal Inanda taxi rank shooting

2016-05-01 09:51

Durban – A man who allegedly opened fire on a couple at an Inanda taxi rank, killing a man, is to appear in court next week, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Sunday.

The 37-year-old apparently approached Sphamandla Mkhulise and his girlfriend at the Ezimangweni taxi rank on Monday evening, said police spokesperson Major Shooz Magudulela.

Mkulise, 43, was shot dead. His girlfriend was wounded and rushed to hospital. The gunman fled the scene on foot.

Magudulela said they roped in other units to trace him to a hideout in the Inanda area on Thursday.

An unlicensed 9mm pistol, found in the man’s possession, would be tested to see if it had been used in any other shootings.

He would face charges of murder, attempted murder, and possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition in the Ntuzuma Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

Join the conversation! 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

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


5 top leg exercises for men

Here’s our selection of the five best leg exercises that you can do in the comfort of your own home.


You won't want to miss...

10 best dressed men of 2017
How to open a beer bottle without an opener
WATCH: Man films himself going down water slide upside down as things go very wrong…
WATCH: Conor McGregor: Notorious the trailer
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


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 network.


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.