eThwekwini councillors living in fear after allegedly receiving death threats

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Bodyguards running next to a politician's car.
Bodyguards running next to a politician's car.

Several councillors have come forward seeking protection after allegedly receiving death threats from anonymous individuals, the eThekwini Municipality executive committee heard on Tuesday.

This was revealed by Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda during on Tuesday’s meeting when the committee was discussing the request for assistance or council contribution towards the burial of the slain ANC councillor Minenhle Mkhize, who was shot dead on Saturday.

Kaunda would not reveal the number of councillors who had sought protection following the alleged threats on their lives.

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