Man in court over NFP killing

Comment on this story
IOL pic aug 14 justice scales gavel Independent Newspapers

Dundde, KwaZulu-Natal - A man accused of killing a National Freedom Party councillor appeared in the Dundee Magistrate's Court on Monday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Khawulani Mkhize, 28, would be back in court on September 10 and will remain in custody, Captain Thulani Zwane said.

The matter was postponed for further investigation

Police, acting on a tip-off through its intelligence unit, arrested Mkhize in the Pomeroy area on Friday, said Zwane.

Isaac Thulebona Nhlebela, 28, was in his vehicle together with his two sons on Nqutu Road when he was shot dead on July 6. The two sons were not hurt during the attack.

Zwane said the gunman fled the scene with a getaway car that was parked nearby. - Sapa

sign up

Comment Guidelines

  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

  5. Verified email addresses: All users on Independent Media news sites are now required to have a verified email address before being allowed to comment on articles. You are only required to verify your email address once to have full access to commenting on articles. For more information please read our comment guidelines