Officials visit shot inkosi’s family in Mophomeni

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Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize (left), uMngeni Municipality mayor Sizwe Sokhela and his deputy, Nompumelelo Buthelezi, are offered sanitiser by councillor Zine Dlamini (right) before they enter Inkosi Manqoba Fred Mkhize’s home to pay their respects on Tuesday.
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize (left), uMngeni Municipality mayor Sizwe Sokhela and his deputy, Nompumelelo Buthelezi, are offered sanitiser by councillor Zine Dlamini (right) before they enter Inkosi Manqoba Fred Mkhize’s home to pay their respects on Tuesday.

Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize yesterday visited the home of Inkosi Manqoba Fred Mkhize to pay his respects, following the inkosi’s murder on Saturday night.

He was accompanied by the chairperson of the Provincial House of Traditional Leaders in KwaZulu-Natal, Inkosi Phathisizwe Chiliza, as well as politicians from the uMngeni Municipality, including Mayor Sizwe Sokhela.

The inkosi, who belonged to the Amambuzane Traditional Council in the uMngeni Municipality, along with his assistant, Nhlanhla Richard Dlomo, were gunned down on Saturday night at Mkhize’s home in Mpophomeni.

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