Cape Town - Actor Jabu Christopher Kubheka who played the role of Gunman on the SABC1 drama Yizo Yizo is dead after an alleged suicide, he was found in his Soshanguve house on Monday afternoon.
According to reports, Jabu's wife apparently found his dead body in their house.
Besides his role as Gunman he also appeared as Bazooka Khumba in SABC1's drama series Zone 14, as well as in TV dramas like Jacob's Cross, A Place Called Home, the soaps Zabalaza, Gold Diggers and Generations, as well as comedies like Abo Mzala, Ses'Top La and Thandeka's Diary.
In 2014 he appeared in the role of Skhumba, a township hustler, in the e.tv comedy Vat 'n Sit produced for the eKasi+ channel on OpenView HD.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa expressed his condolences to the family.
We send our deepest sympathies to the family of popular Yizo Yizo and Zone 14 actor Jabu Christopher Kubheka who has tragically passed away. pic.twitter.com/nHYmqePphg— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) June 12, 2017