Durban - The task team dealing with political killings in KwaZulu-Natal will be investigating the case of a former KwaZulu-Natal mayor who was shot and killed on Thursday night.
Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi - spokesperson for the directorate for priority crime investigation, better known as the Hawks - told African News Agency on Friday morning that the Hawks would be picking up the case.
“Yes, we will be taking that,” said Mulaudzi.
Former Ndwedwe (Tongaat area) mayor Maxwell Hadebe was shot at his business premises in Ndwedwe on Thursday night, according to one of KZN’s provincial police spokespersons, colonel Thembeka Mbele.
“A case of murder is being investigated by Ndwedwe SAPS. It is alleged last night at 19:00, a 50-year-old man was at his business premises with the patrons when an unknown suspect fired shots through the door.