Fear and assassinations in land dispute

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A hitman alleged that The assassination of a police watchdog investigator at his farm in east Pretoria last month was ordered and paid for by the police. Picture: iStock/ SolidMaks
A hitman alleged that The assassination of a police watchdog investigator at his farm in east Pretoria last month was ordered and paid for by the police. Picture: iStock/ SolidMaks

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Since 2017, seven associates, including two royal family members, have been killed in a dispute that has divided the Mkhatshwa royal family in the Mawewe Tribal Authority. Chief Khulile Mkhatshwa and her mother Eva Mkhatshwa – Queen LaMbokazi – are embroiled in a dispute with other royals over the 8 333 hectares of land under the Mawewe Tribal Authority.

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