Durban - An Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) branch member was killed outside his voting station on election day, the party has said.
IFP national campaign committee chairperson Narend Singh said on Thursday evening that Mthokozisis Ntuli was shot and killed outside his voting station at Vikindlala School, Ward 1, Greytown, "between 11pm and midnight".
Police confirmed the incident, telling African News Agency (ANA) that a case of murder had been opened at the Ematimatolo police station.
"[A] 35-year-old man was allegedly shot and killed at Ematimatolo area in the early hours of this morning. Police investigations continue," said lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane
Singh said the IFP condemned the murder "in the strongest of terms". There was no place in South Africa for political intolerance, he added.